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To draw out by force or with effort
“Their bodies twisted as each tried to wrest the weapon from the other's grasp.”
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To get with great difficulty
“… farmers who were used to wresting a living from the harsh land.”
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To obtain or attain successfully
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To take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right
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To evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone
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Demand, call for
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Move or cause to move with a jerk
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To rob by the use of trickery or threats
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To hunt about, especially for something of nominal value
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To remove or destroy utterly
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Cut, rip an object
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Take or have a winding course
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To bring something out of shape, to misshape
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To achieve or complete successfully
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Cause severe and extensive damage to
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To carry out effectively
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To take something away from
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To establish or apply as a charge or penalty
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(of a shoe) To hurt (a foot) by being too tight
Noun
A sudden violent twist or pull
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