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Tug Definition

(noun)

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a sudden abrupt pull

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(noun)

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a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

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(verb)

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carry with difficulty

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(verb)

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strive and make an effort to reach a goal


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She tugged for years to make a decent living

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(verb)

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move by pulling hard


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The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud

(verb)

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pull hard


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The prisoner tugged at the chains

This movie tugs at the heart strings

(verb)

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pull or strain hard at


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Each oar was tugged by several men

(verb)

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struggle in opposition


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She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts

(verb)

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tow (a vessel) with a tug


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The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor