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  • n  a short high-pitched noise
    the squeak of shoes on powdery snow
  • n  something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin
  • v  make a high-pitched, screeching noise

  • Slowly the great bell teetered on its pivots, causing a faint squeak to be broadcast over the radio to all Germany by the great Koenigswusterhausen Station.
  • In 1992 Finkel-think helped New York Senator Alfonse D'Amato squeak past "hopelessly liberal" challenger Robert Abrams; in 1994 it helped a blank-slate state senator George Pataki .
  • The animals also seem delighted and squeak with pleasure.
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  • Johnny Rotten in Malaysia Star
    That really is a reformation isn't it? But honestly that's like soggy old dead carcasses,Johnny Rotten said. "You know listening to Stink try to squeak through Roxanne one more time that's not fun."
  • Jeff Quinney in ESPN
    But you shouldn't be in a way,Quinney said. "This is why you play the game, to contend and to compete. You just don't go out there to finish 30th place and kind of squeak by. This is where I want to be. I want to be in contention and in...

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