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Pull away   /pʊl əwˈeɪ/   Listen
Pull away

verb
1.
Pull back or move away or backward.  Synonyms: draw back, move back, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw.  "The limo pulled away from the curb"






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"Pull away" Quotes from Famous Books



... small bony hands reaching for him. He was so frightened with their hot, tremulous clutch, that he tried to pull away, dragging the tiny figure half to light and bringing from it moans ...
— Michael O'Halloran • Gene Stratton-Porter

... nest in these branches. They will whistle to me. I can fill my pocket with crumbs and go out and make their acquaintance in the sunshine and flowers. Since the war failed me again, I can see that my friends pull away from me. They doubtless think that no one is more worthless than a prophet who cannot pull off his 'stunt' and has short gray hair in the bargain. Everyone is blissfully lolling in the embraces of enduring tranquillity and I am seeking ...
— Villa Elsa - A Story of German Family Life • Stuart Henry



Words linked to "Pull away" :   back out, retrograde, fall back, back up, travel, move, locomote, back off, go, back away, back down, advance, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns



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