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    wrest

    wrest - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wrest

    Definition
    (verb) obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically
    Example Sentence
    • wrest the knife from his hands
    • wrest a meaning from the old text
    • wrest power from the old government
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wrest

wrest originates from the root word, wrestling ...everyone knows the meaning of wrestling.

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in wrestling, wrestlers wrest the champions belt.. other meaning : no rest means wrest means u working hard to achieve something

police arrest criminal and wrest him into the jail

Wrest and pressed...the child's mother tried to wrest the coin out of his hand but the child pressed it closer to himself.

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