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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

  • 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

  • she stupidly yanked the wheel while I was driving
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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 letʼs see if we canʼt yank these two grocery carriages apart
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