Definition of WREST

to draw out by force or with effort <the boy wrested the book out of his sister's hands>
Synonyms corkscrew, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, wring, yank
Related Words mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdraw
to get (as money) by the use of force or threats <vowed that the bully had wrested his lunch money from him for the last time>
Synonyms exact, wrest, wring
to get with great difficulty <farmers who were used to wresting a living from the harsh land>
Synonyms scrape (up or together), scrounge, squeeze, wrest, wring
to move by or as if by a forceful rotation <I need a strong arm to wrest the lid off this pickle jar>
Synonyms twist, wrest, wring
to separate or remove by forceful pulling <wrested open the stuck door of the cabinet>
Synonyms rip, wrench, wrest, yank
Related Words grab, nab, seize, snap (up), snatch; lop (off), nip; amputate, cut (off), dissever, sever; extract, force, jerk, prize, pry, pull, root (out), uproot
Near Antonyms reattach

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