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wrenching

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of wrenching

  1. intensely or unbearably painful forced to make the emotionally wrenching decision to place her mother in a nursing home Synonyms agonizing, harrowing, racking, raging, tormenting, torturing, torturous, excruciatingRelated Words acute, exquisite, extreme, fierce, intense, vehement, violent; biting, cutting, penetrating, piercing, sharp, shooting, smarting, stabbing, stinging, tearing, tingling


wrenching

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wrenching

  1. a forceful rotating or pulling motion for the purpose of dislodging something after a lot of wrenching and tugging, the plumber managed to pull the stubborn pipe free Synonyms twist, twisting, wrench, wresting, wringingRelated Words draft, draw, extraction, pull, tug, yank; dislocation, displacement



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