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Adjective
Unbearably or excruciatingly painful or torturous
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Noun
A violent or sudden twist or pull
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The action of extracting something, especially using effort or force
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A sudden violent twist or pull
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(somewhat rare) Bringing harm or injury to
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Present participle for to pull, twist or jerk something suddenly or with force
“She would wrench her bedroom door open and walk in, slamming it shut behind her.”
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Present participle for to take or remove something suddenly or with force
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“He took hold of my gun, and tried to wrench it out of my hand.”
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Present participle for to injure or hurt by twisting a body part
“Mr. Sebe Petty had the misfortune Monday to wrench his ankle badly and, in falling, cut his back in a couple of places.”
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Present participle for to obtain through extortion or force
“By virtue of his office and his power of veto, he was able to wrench a few concessions.”
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Present participle for to quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
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Present participle for to twist or bend out of shape
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Present participle for to cause or feel pain by applying pressure
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Present participle for to take or have a winding course
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Present participle for to derive or extract something from someone, especially underhandedly
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Present participle for to (excessively) exert for a particular task, purpose or goal
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Present participle for to pull or elongate a stretchable object
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