Thesaurus / pull

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Finally, the gravitational pull of the whole Milky Way galaxy can lure away some stars.

Stellar gatherings such as the Hyades, known as open star clusters, are born with hundreds or thousands of stars that are held close to one another by their mutual gravitational pull.

As vehicle sales cooled over in recent years, EVs have resisted the pull of gravity, selling roughly a million new units every six months since 2018.

The rider lies on a bed, head pointing toward the center of the carousel, which spins to exert a horizontal centri­fugal force out toward the feet that’s as strong as the downward pull of gravity.

Those waves, called tidal waves, are created by the gravitational pull of the sun or moon.

To do him justice he was a well-built lad, and those who had seen him out on the river knew he could pull a good oar.

Always felt a little ashamed of it, but we did pull out some remarkable things.

Song of the LarkWilla Cather

And of course they all have to gather round and watch me close, as if I was about to pull some miracle.

I signal for the men to pull her up alongside of the wall, but it cannot be done; then to cross.

Teeny-bits stood up stiffly and began to pull on his torn sweater, while the two Chinese watched him with fascinated eyes.

The Mark of the KnifeClayton H. Ernst

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