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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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RIP AND PIN Cash machine left on pavement after being yanked from wall
Critique: Impressively researched, exceptionally well written, and enhanced with the inclusion of five pages of Bibliographical Notes, a four page Bibliography, and a twelve page Index, "Yanked Into Eternity" is an invaluable and seminal contribution to community and academic library American History collections in general, and African-American History supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
Tomita was suddenly yanked out of his Kansai childhood and plunged into American society.
A casualty of No Child Left Behind is evident in Minnesota, where the feds yanked $112,964 in federal education money after an alleged communication mixup.
As one jerked an arm down, the other's leg yanked up.
Veterinarian Jim Rasmussen of the Minnesota Zoo yanked one out of Doni's stomach last February.
Dale Nufer was left with a dislocated shoulder when a thug grabbed his shield and "yanked his shoulder out of its socket".
He yanked out his own pistol and shot Edney in the jaw, said United Press International.
But their victory will never see airtime: The series, which featured seven "diverse" families competing to live in Texas's version of Grover's Comers, was yanked off ABC's schedule in June under threats of lawsuits by housing activists and complaints from media watchdogs.
Kirchner then yanked Baseotto's state salary, effectively ending the bishop's relationship with the military.