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    wrench - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wrench

    (noun) a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
    Synonyms : pull , twist
    Example Sentence
    • the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell
    • he was sidelined with a hamstring pull
    (noun) a jerky pulling movement
    Synonyms : twist
    (noun) a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
    Synonyms : spanner
    (verb) twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates
    Synonyms : twist
    Example Sentence
    • wrench a window off its hinges
    • wrench oneself free from somebody's grip
    • a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest
    (verb) make a sudden twisting motion Definition
    (verb) twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish
    Synonyms : wring
    Example Sentence
    • Wring one's hand
    (verb) twist suddenly so as to sprain
    Synonyms : rick , sprain , turn , twist , wrick
    Example Sentence
    • wrench one's ankle
    • The wrestler twisted his shoulder
    • the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
    • I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wrench

Remember as 'wire+inch', so "TWIST" this wire by 2 inch.

wrench is a household tool used to pull,twist,strain....so all meaning of wrench comes from here only.

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wrench--remember bench , several tools are required to make and break bench such as spanner, wrench used to twist,strain and pull out the nails..

snds like 'trench'-so wen u fell into trench ur legs will be twisted ,strained......

to get the crunch chocolate we have to twist and pull it from our friends

Wrench sounds like drench.... if you do not use the wrench properly to fix the tap, you are sure to get drenched (wet).

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