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Meaning: to quickly pull something (v.) | a quick pull (n.)

For example:

  • The girls started a wild fight and they yanked each others' hair and scratched each others' faces.

  • He didn't want to come, and he wouldn't even move until I gave his arm a good yank.

Quick Quiz:

Terri yanked my hair really hard and
  1. it tickled
  2. it hurt
  3. it felt really good

Discuss: yank

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