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  1. wrest

    wrench, twist, distort, writhe, pervert

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  1. wrestverb

    obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically

    "wrest the knife from his hands"; "wrest a meaning from the old text"; "wrest power from the old government"

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  1. wrestverb

    twist, WRENCH

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  1. wrestverb

    wrench, wring, extort, distort, pervert, garble, falsify, misconstrue

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  1. Bhagavad Gita:

    As a man can drink water from any side of a full tank, so the skilled theologian can wrest from any scripture that which will serve his purpose.

  2. Victoria Smolkin:

    They're trying to wrest this legacy of Kievan Rus' for Russia and that's a really critical part of Putin's view of history and the role of Russian Orthodoxy in that history, what Russian President Vladimir Putin is claiming is that Russian President Vladimir Putin is restoring the natural God-given order of things : that the Ukrainians and Russians have always been one people and they all know that because they all come from Kievan Rus' and they're all Orthodox.

  3. Benjamin Crump:

    We pray that for the sake of peace and safety and international relations that you rise to (the) occasion, and wrest control of the criminal investigation from the hands of county prosecutors in Washington state.

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