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tugs

noun
plural of tug

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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tugs

verb
present tense third-person singular of tug

Synonyms & Antonyms of tugs (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to follow by applying steady force on
  • tugged on the door until it opened

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“Tugs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tugs. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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