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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.


Synonymspull


Broader (hypernym)actuation, propulsion


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









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