Pull sharply - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Pull sharply.

JERK
  1. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
  2. move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings"
  3. a sudden abrupt pull
  4. an abrupt spasmodic movement
  5. raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms
  6. meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
  7. a dull stupid fatuous person
  8. make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"
  9. (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration
  10. throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
  11. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
TUG
  1. a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
  2. Yank
  3. struggle in opposition; "She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts"
  4. pull hard; "The prisoner tugged at the chains"; "This movie tugs at the heart strings"
  5. pull or strain hard at; "Each oar was tugged by several men"
  6. move by pulling hard; "The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud"
  7. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
  8. tow (a vessel) with a tug; "The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor"
  9. strive and make an effort to reach a goal; "She tugged for years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
  10. a sudden abrupt pull
YANK
  1. an American (especially to non-Americans)
  2. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
  3. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"

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