tug 1 of 2

as in pull
the act or an instance of applying force on something so that it moves in the direction of the force gave the man in front a tug on his shirtsleeve as a sign that he was supposed to step aside

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as in to pull
to cause to follow by applying steady force on tugged on the door until it opened

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“Tug.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tug. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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