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yank (YANGK) (verb), yanks; yanked; yanking
1. Snatched or pulled suddenly: The boy yanked the jump rope out of the girl's hand and threw it in the bushes.
2. Pulled out, extracted: The dentist yanked the abscessed tooth out of Bill's mouth.
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