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  1. wrest

    Synonyms:
    wrench, twist, distort, writhe, pervert

Princeton's WordNet

  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

    Synonyms:
    twist, WRENCH

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wrestverb

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

How to pronounce wrest?

Alex
US English
Daniel
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Karen
Australian
Veena
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How to use wrest in a sentence?

  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. 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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