Meaning of 曳

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English Definition: to drag; to pull; Taiwan pr. [yi4]
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Example Words
摇曳 yáo to sway gently (as in the wind); (of a flame) to flicker
拖曳 tuō to pull; to drag; to haul
曳光弹 guāng dàn tracer ammunition; tracer
摇曳多姿 yáo duō swaying gently; moving elegantly
翠竹摇曳 cuì zhú yáo Green bamboo sways in the breeze. (idiom)
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Example Sentences
The heavy heart is indeed a weight that will surely drag us down in our holiness and usefulness.
Every evening he went out upon the sea, and one evening the net was so heavy that hardly could he draw it into the boat.
Then I felt a familiar tugging, sucking sensation on my ear.
The towpaths will remain open, but the organisation urged people to take extra care to stay away from the edge as water levels fall.
Swimming in the warm ocean water, and sitting underneath waving palm trees in a mild climate, was a pleasant change from the cold northern winters.