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wrench

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1 a forceful rotating or pulling motion for the purpose of dislodging something

  • with a sharp wrench of the hammer I pulled the nail from the board
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2 the act or an instance of applying force on something so that it moves in the direction of the force

  • with one final hard wrench I was able to pull the cork from the bottle
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wrench

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1 to move by or as if by a forceful rotation

  • with one last sharp yank, he wrenched the lid off the bottle of ketchup
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2 to injure by overuse, misuse, or pressure

  • wrenched her shoulder by all of that heavy lifting
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3 to separate or remove by forceful pulling

  • wrenched the post out of the ground
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