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1 TUG
1.1 pull sth hard or suddenly Another tug and it came loose. She tugged off her shoes. He tugged at his coat’s sleeve. An overwhelming tug of attraction.
2 TWEAK
2.1 twist or pull sharply (szczypnięcie w nos/policzek; pociągnięcie za ucho) He tweaked the boy’s ear. He leaned a little farther over the table, purposely reaching for one of her braids and giving it a tweak.
3 WRENCH
3.1 pull or twist sb/sth suddenly and violently He grabbed the gun and wrenched it upward from my hand. She wrenched herself free of his grip. The betrayal wrenched at her heart. With a wrench he wriggled free.
4 JERK
4.1 a qucik,sharp,sudden movement a spasmodic muscular twitch move or cause to move with a jerk prepare (meat) by marinating it in spices and drying or barbecuing it over a wood fire:jerked beef He gave a sudden jerk of his head. She was about to scream when she felt a sudden jerk. With a jerk of his wrist he splashed the water on his face. a knee-jerk reponse/reaction - automatic and unthinking (lekarz + młotek + kolano = reakcja)
5 WREST
5.1 forcibly pull sth from a person’s grasp: She tried to wrest her arm from his hold.
5.2 take (something, especially power or control) from someone or something else after considerable effort or difficulty: they wanted to allow people to wrest control of their lives from impersonal bureaucracies
6 YANK
6.1 pull with a jerk Her hair was yanked and she screamed. I reached my hands out and grabbed her hair, giving it a hard yank. With a hard/quick yank… Yank off the shirt/shoes... Yank yourself out of gloom and doom.
7 PINCH
7.1 uszczypnąć compress the lips esp. with worry or tension shoes pinching toes - too tight informal - steal, arrest for speeding. She pinched her lips together. He gave her a gentle pinch. I was pinched for speeding. Sometimes I have to pinch myself to realize it’s not a dream.
8 NIP
8.1 pinch, squezze or bite sharply (lekko ugryźć, skubnąć ucho, pryztrzasnąć palec, szczypać - zimno/wiatr w policzki He nipped playfully at my ear. There’s a bracing nip in the air. The air was that perfect refreshing nip of cold, just enough to tint the cheeks pink.
9 HITCH
9.1 move (something) into a different position with a jerk: she hitched up her skirt and ran
10 TWITCH
10.1 give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement he saw her lips twitch and her eyelids flutter; the dog twitched his ears
10.2 cause to move in a specified direction by giving a sharp pull: he twitched a cigarette out of a packet
11 TOW
11.1 (of a motor vehicle or boat) pull (another vehicle or boat) along with a rope, chain, or tow bar.
11.2 (of a person) pull (someone or something) along behind one: she saw Frank towing Nicky along by the hand
12 WRIGGLE

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