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wrenched

verb
past tense of 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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“Wrenched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wrenched. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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