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yank

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the act or an instance of applying force on something so that it moves in the direction of the force
  • I had to give the shoe a good yank to get it off.
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yank

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1 to move or cause to move with a sharp quick motion
  • I yanked the door shut.
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2 to draw out by force or with effort
  • yanked out a tooth with a pair of pliers
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3 to separate or remove by forceful pulling
  • Grab the other one, and let's see if we can't yank these two grocery carriages apart.
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