The brain reigns supreme, tugging the mind along in its wake.
Those images stayed with her, tugging at her, she says, to go back one day and help.
Even with all her comforts and a constant, tugging ennui, Mei knows the risks that she faces as an ernai.
Throughout, the investigation churns on, tugging us along with it.
There already is lots of pulling and tugging all over the map with little to show for it.
David pulled the bolts back swiftly, and tugging at the door dragged it open, keeping himself well within the passage.
"But well for no one else, my idol," said Pepe, tugging away at the strap.
"His fruit-shop—and—oh, I forgot—" She reached into the little bag at her side, tugging at something.
Standing upright on the rudder-bar, I felt the tugging of the shoulder-straps.
Close by in the greensward an absurd pet lamb was tugging and bouncing at the end of its stingy tether.
c.1500, from tug (v.). Meaning "small steamer used to tow other vessels" is recorded from 1817. Phrase tug of war (1670s) was originally figurative, "the decisive contest, the real struggle."