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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 of wrenching agonizing, harrowing, racking, raging, tormenting, torturing, torturous, excruciatingWords Related to wrenching 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 of wrenching twist, twisting, wrench, wresting, wringingWords Related to wrenching draft, draw, extraction, pull, tug, yank; dislocation, displacement



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