Creak and Screech


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Creak noun – A harsh grating sound.
Usage example: the creak of a floorboard

Screech is a synonym for creak in grind topic. In some cases you can use "Screech" instead the word "Creak" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like squeak. popular alternative
Nearby Words: creaky, creaking, creaked
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Screech verb – Make a high-pitched, screeching noise.
Creak is a synonym for screech. You can use "Creak" instead the word "Screech" as a verb or a noun. popular alternative
Nearby Words: screeching, screeched, screechy
Synonyms for Screech
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