- v. present participle of tug.
“He could feel his skin tugging at his bones, painfully tight every morning.”
“Okay," he said, a slight grin tugging at the side of his mouth.”
“But she suddenly strained, stretching in two directions — toward the man with the bag full of cash, and toward the aching call tugging at her mind.”
“When she had tried to sleep, squeezing her eyes tightly shut, she recalled the tugging motions his mouth had made on her nipples.”
“Now once more I stood clad in the arms of a free man and how good it was to feel again the well known and loved weight of mail, and helm, and sword tugging at me I cannot say.”
“I would be very happy to swear allegiance to democracy, human rights and to my constituents, but I am not very happy about the idea of tugging my forelock to an unelected monarch.”
“' It's the same thing that was kind of tugging at us the whole year, '' Johnson said.”
“If he wants to do any kind of tugging, he has to basically brace with his feet because that's where the pull is going to come from.”
“When he tried, he felt a kind of tugging, like he was tied to the boy in the chair with a tight rope around his gut.”
“Once her thirst was satisfied, the "tugging" stopped.”
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by Elizabeth Bishop
Land lies in water; it is shadowed green.
Shadows, or are they shallows, at its edges
showing the line of long sea-weeded ledges
where weeds hang ...
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