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 for creaky
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  creaky \creaky\ adj.
     1. worn down with age or use; in poor condition.
     Syn: decrepit, flea-bitten, run-down, rundown, woebegone.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
     2. producing a rasping or grating sound under some
        circumsatance; as, they were alerted by the creaky stairs;
        my creaky kitchen door needs oiling.
     Syn: creaking, screaky.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     3. aching when flexed; -- of body parts; as, my creaky old
     Syn: arthritic, rheumatic, rheumatoid.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: worn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a
             decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction
             tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood";
             "a woebegone old shack" [syn: creaky, decrepit,
             derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone]
      2: having a rasping or grating sound; "creaky stairs" [syn:
         creaky, screaky]
      3: of or pertaining to arthritis; "my creaky old joints";
         "rheumy with age and grief" [syn: arthritic, creaky,
         rheumatic, rheumatoid, rheumy]

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