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synonyms for yanked

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

antonyms for yanked

MOST RELEVANT
  • fix
  • put in
  • push
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How to use yanked in a sentence

He kicked me in the chest and the warrior yanked on the cord and threw me down on my face and all but strangled me.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
The third cabin, the one occupied by the Dales, burst into flames as I was being yanked into the first fringe of bushes.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
They yanked me around in behind the squad, and told me they'd shave my head and drum me out o' camp.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
He yanked off the cover, losing most of a fingernail in the process, and removed the fuse.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
Barrent tried to keep his grip on the arm, but it was yanked away.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
Captain Wass hooked a gnarled finger into the loop of the bell-pull and yanked upward viciously.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
He was yanked up again, shaken, slapped, and vigorously told to stand up.
THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
The whistle yelped a gruff note, and, seeing that all was clear, the captain yanked the auxiliary bell-pulls at the rail.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
He yanked open the door and slammed it behind him, shutting off the promoter's frenzied appeals.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
But he was a fearsome thing to look upon, striding up the peaceful rua, and I took no part when Angus Jones yanked him along.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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