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  • n  the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • v  cause to move by pulling
  • v  direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
  • v  move into a certain direction
  • v  apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion
  • v  perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
  • v  bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
  • v  steer into a certain direction
  • v  strain abnormally
  • v  cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
  • v  operate when rowing a boat
  • v  rein in to keep from winning a race
  • v  tear or be torn violently
  • v  hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing
  • v  strip of feathers
  • v  remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
  • v  take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for
    I'm pulling for the underdog
  • v  take away

  • An antioxidant supplement could prove helpful for people with a rare hair-pulling disorder.
  • A naked nymph pulling a kangaroo's tail? Or was she really pulling a million Australian legs?"She's out there, all right," said Hunter Ron Sells, insisting.
  • After years of pulling away from Mideast diplomacy, the White House is forced, reluctantly, to undergo sudden immersion.
News & Articles


  • Roger Clemens in Bleacher Report
    Clemens went so far as to say if he was using steroids, he would have "a third ear coming out of my forehead" and that "I should be pulling tractors with my teeth."
  • Diego Maradona in Goal.com
    We know Germany are a different team to the side we faced in Mexico. They are stronger, but we will field the right players to beat them,he said. "I feel like pulling on the jersey and playing myself. It is beautiful to be involved with...
  • Robert Kubica in New York Times (blog)
    It was a straightforward decision for me to continue with a team where I feel at home,Kubica said. "What's important for me is to be in the right atmosphere, with a good group of people, where everybody is pulling in the same direction....

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