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Synonyms for Yank

Synonyms for Yank

to move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion

a sudden motion, such as a pull

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an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

an American (especially to non-Americans)

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pull, or move with a sudden movement

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WASHINGTON - The Washington Post posted a video on Monday purportedly showing US commandos capturing a Libyan Al-Qaeda operative in Tripoli last year, yanking him out of his car before dawn.
Howard Randolph, 52, groaned: "She grabbed me down there and yanking and yanking and tearing me with those fingernails.
Paranzino is weighing whether to pressure Showtime into yanking it, as well.
Petersburg Times--caused the DMV to reverse its position and establish a committee to review all complaints before arbitrarily yanking a tag.
Then Mama comes in and yanks Dani's arm for yanking my arm and making me cry but Dani doesn't scream or cry.