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  • verbarrest
  • verbattract, obtain

synonyms for pulling in

  • apprehend
  • bust
  • collar
  • detain
  • nab
  • nail
  • pick up
  • pinch
  • run in
  • take into custody
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antonyms for pulling in

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  • exonerate
  • free
  • let go
  • repel
  • throw away
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The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
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Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
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"The worst of it is that one can't be certain of anything," said Papa, pulling his moustache.
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Davy rushed up to the clock, and, pulling open the little door in the front of it, looked inside.
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“Now this is what I call real felicity,” observed the major, pulling out a pipe which he proceeded to fill.
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If only India were pulling her weight for us on the same scale, we should by now be before the gates of Vienna.
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But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
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Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
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