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tug

2 noun
     
Related topics: Water
tug2 [countable]
1 also tug boatTTW a small strong boat used for pulling or guiding ships into a port, up a river etc
2 [usually singular] a sudden strong pull:
She removed the bandage with a sharp tug.
3 [usually singular] a strong and sudden feeling
tug of
Kate felt a tug of jealousy.

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