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yank

yank

 
 
pronunciation:
yaengk
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: yanked, yanking, yanks
definition: (informal) to pull or take out suddenly or abruptly; jerk.
synonyms:
jerk, wrench
similar words:
extract, hitch, pluck, pull, tear, tug, twitch, wrest
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a sudden, abrupt pull; jerk.
synonyms:
jerk, wrench
similar words:
hitch, pull, tug, twitch
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