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To take or seize something with great force or effort
“Their bodies twisted as each tried to wrest the weapon from the other's grasp.”
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To remove or extract, especially with effort or force
“After nearly an hour, I was finally able to wrest the tree from the ground.”
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To obtain with great effort or difficulty
“Some men wrest a living from nature and with their hands. This is called work.”
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To obtain through underhanded means, especially by force or threats
“Some men wrest a living from those who wrest a living from those who wrest a living from nature and with their hands. This is called finance.”
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To obtain or attain successfully
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To appropriate or lay claim to something for oneself without right
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To take or have a winding course
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To derive or extract something from someone, especially underhandedly
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To remove or take away (something) from (someone)
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To bring something out of shape, to misshape
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To cause to happen by force, especially observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation
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Cause severe and extensive damage to
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Tear
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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
Noun
A sudden violent twist or pull
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