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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction
 
285. [Motion Given to an Object Situated Behind.] Traction.
 
  
NOUN:TRACTION; drawing &c. v.; draft or draught, pull, haul; rake; “a long pull, a strong pull, and a pull all together”; towage, haulage.
  
VERB:DRAW, pull, haul, lug, rake, snake [slang, U. S.], trawl, draggle, drag, tug, tow, trail, train; take in tow.
  WRENCH, jerk, twitch; yank [U. S.].
  
ADJECTIVE:DRAWING &c. v.; tractile, tractive, tractional, ductile.

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