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Synonyms for wrest
rɛst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrest(verb)

    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"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wrest

    Synonyms:
    wrench, twist, distort, writhe, pervert

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wrest(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    twist, WRENCH

How to pronounce wrest?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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  1. wrest

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