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synonyms for pull strings

  • affect
  • alter
  • arouse
  • bias
  • change
  • determine
  • guide
  • impress
  • manipulate
  • persuade
  • prejudice
  • prompt
  • regulate
  • shape
  • sway
  • brainwash
  • bribe
  • channel
  • compel
  • control
  • count
  • direct
  • dispose
  • form
  • impel
  • incite
  • incline
  • induce
  • instigate
  • modify
  • mold
  • move
  • predispose
  • prevail
  • rouse
  • rule
  • seduce
  • sell
  • snow
  • train
  • turn
  • urge
  • act upon
  • argue into
  • be recognized
  • bring to bear
  • carry weight
  • get at
  • have a part in
  • impact on
  • talk into
  • work upon
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antonyms for pull strings

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  • continue
  • keep
  • leave alone
  • neglect
  • prevent
  • remain
  • stay
  • stop
  • delay
  • deter
  • discourage
  • disenchant
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • hinder
  • mismanage
  • leave alone
  • neglect
  • forget
  • ignore
  • disorganize
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    How to use pull strings in a sentence

    Strange to say, the silken cord yielded to the first pull, as if nothing had been wrong with it at all!
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Never grasp a Fern plant from above and try to pull it away, as this will be almost sure to result in damage.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    "I ordered you not to come," said Aspinall: "I can still pull a trigger, Sir," replied the man.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    This harmless image of a fierce beast Yung Pak would pull about the floor with a string by the hour.
    OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
    To pull through such a siege, the old settlers usually did much better than the new.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    Round her neck depended from a black velvet band, strings of diamonds of great size and magnificence.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Not while I had the open prairie underfoot and the summer sky above, and hands to strike a blow or pull a trigger.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Every pull in the shoulders, every hitch in the back, every kink in the sleeves makes me a profound materialist.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    You would laugh if you should see the strings of eggs hanging across this pony's back—yes, eggs.
    OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
    Under these conditions, the large motor B collapses and the pull-down P (which is connected with the organ pallet) rises.
    THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
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