Pull sharply - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Pull sharply.

4 letter answer(s) to pull sharply

JERK
  1. a sudden abrupt pull
  2. an abrupt spasmodic movement
  3. raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms
  4. meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
  5. a dull stupid fatuous person
  6. (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration
  7. make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"
  8. throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
  9. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
  10. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
  11. move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings"
YANK
  1. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
  2. an American (especially to non-Americans)
  3. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

3 letter answer(s) to pull sharply

TUG
  1. struggle in opposition; "She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts"
  2. pull hard; "The prisoner tugged at the chains"; "This movie tugs at the heart strings"
  3. pull or strain hard at; "Each oar was tugged by several men"
  4. move by pulling hard; "The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud"
  5. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
  6. tow (a vessel) with a tug; "The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor"
  7. a sudden abrupt pull
  8. 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"
  9. a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
  10. Yank

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