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yanked

mod. arrested. (Underworld.) Lefty got himself yanked one too many times.
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They broke into the shop, then yanked the ATM out of the wall.
In "Yanked Into Eternity: Lynchings and Hangings in Missouri", Larry Wood (a retired public schoolteacher and freelance writer specializing in the history of Missouri and the Ozarks) details thirteen of the state's more remarkable lynchings and an equal number of its legal hangings.
Legislators yanked the state money after economic forecasts projected a nearly $700 million shortfall over the next five years.
After he turned the tables on the robbers, Absher grabbed one of the shotguns and yanked it from a robber's hands.
His penalties included a yanked passport, permanent ban from Qantas Airlines, and a two year ban from the United States.
Accompanied by TV news cameras, they yanked the couples by their necks and slapped them.
In November, the state Senate passed a measure that would force religious groups to open their financial records, but the bill was yanked from consideration in the House.
In the latest round of rejections, two productions of Moises Kaufman's The Laramie Project--one at Southridge High School in Beaverton, Ore., and the other at Elgin Park Secondary School in Surrey, Canada--have been yanked from their school's fall lineup.
In a swampy forest clearing, a female gorilla yanked a roughly 3-foot-long branch from a dead tree and waded into a deep pool of water.
Then the blade's lift cylinder rods are yanked out of the cylinder.
This is West Virginia's second hit from A&F, which put out a tee last year busting on the mountain state: "It's All Relative in West Virginia." The shirt was yanked from store shelves only after W.Va.