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synonyms for yank

  • jerk
  • snap
  • snatch
  • tear
  • tug
  • wrench
  • draw
  • extract
  • hitch
  • lug
  • twitch
  • vellicate
  • evulse
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antonyms for yank

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  • fix
  • put in
  • push
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How to use yank in a sentence

"I'll bet yo 'un a hoss I ken put a ball through that Yank's heart at fifty paces," he roared.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
"Never teched the Yank or tree, either," and he kicked up his heels like a young colt.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Chief of the Yank-ton band, and principal orator of the nation; his body curiously tattooed.
ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
I'm a good enough Yank to see if your dinky police is such an all-fired cute little bunch of wonder-workers as you say!
MURDER IN ANY DEGREEOWEN JOHNSON
“I reckon the ‘Little Yank’ has called your death sentence, pardner,” said one of the Confederates, roughly.
A DAUGHTER OF THE UNIONLUCY FOSTER MADISON
But I forgot to yank down those dark filters over the ends of the Zeiss.
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
He thought it was decidedly more interesting to yank a fish in out of the wet the instant he bit, and then lay for another.
CRUISINGS IN THE CASCADESGEORGE O. SHIELDS
Jerry gave the kite cord a yank, and the phosphorous-covered figure swayed weirdly high in the air.
THE MOTOR BOYS IN THE CLOUDSCLARENCE YOUNG
We were after26 meat, and not just sport; and when we had a trout bite we wanted to yank him right out.
PLUCK ON THE LONG TRAILEDWIN L. SABIN
To his surprise, he felt it give, and summoning all his remaining strength, he rose to his knees and gave a quick yank to it.
THE GOLDEN BOYS AND THEIR NEW ELECTRIC CELLL. P. WYMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO YANK

  • draw
  • hale
  • lug
  • magnetize
  • move
  • pull
  • schlepp
  • tow
  • trail
  • transport
  • truck
  • tug
  • yank
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