pulling (part of speech: verb)
traction (part of speech: noun)
- The idea of a seven- pound monkey yanking a three- ton Hippopotamus!" - "Andiron Tales", John Kendrick Bangs.
- Grabbing his jacket and yanking him close, Mandi growled, Don't be difficult. - "An Encounter in Atlanta", Ed Howdershelt.
- " You stop that cussin'," resumed Racey, seizing the bridle short and yanking the bouncing horse to a standstill with a swerve and a jerk that almost unseated its rider. - "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.