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Pull

Used in the context of general equities. See: Cancel.
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Never pulled punches while expressing his opinions about the team's roller-coaster season.
If you give them a pass, it looks like you are giving them a pass; if you nuke them, it opens you to the criticism that you pulled punches, or that you overdid it to prove that you are dean, and it sometimes costs a good friendship.
That they pulled punches shows more than lawyerly worry over influencing any appeal.