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English noun: pulling

1. pulling (act) the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

SamplesThe pull up the hill had him breathing harder.
His strenuous pulling strained his back.


Broader (hypernym)actuation, propulsion

Narrower (hyponym)deracination, draft, drag, draught, draw, drawing, excision, extirpation, haul, haulage, jerk, pluck, traction, tug

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