wresting

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present participle of wrest
wrest
To pull or twist violently
wrest
To seize

There was one of the tribe of Tarzan who questioned his authority, and that was Terkoz, the son of Tublat, but he so feared the keen knife and the deadly arrows of his new lord that he confined the manifestation of his objections to petty disobediences and irritating mannerisms; Tarzan knew, however, that he but waited his opportunity to wrest the kingship from him by some sudden stroke of treachery, and so he was ever on his guard against surprise.

wrest
To obtain by pulling or violent force
wrest
to pull or force away by or as by violent twisting or wringing
wrest
{v} to twist by violence, active power
wrest
The act of wresting; a wrench; a violent twist; hence, distortion; perversion
wrest
Active or moving power
wrest
To tune with a wrest, or key
wrest
obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically; "wrest the knife from his hands"; "wrest a meaning from the old text"; "wrest power from the old government"
wrest
If you wrest something from someone else, you take it from them, especially when this is difficult or illegal. For the past year he has been trying to wrest control from the central government The men had returned to wrest back power. = seize
wrest
A key to tune a stringed instrument of music
wrest
If you wrest something from someone who is holding it, you take it from them by pulling or twisting it violently. He wrested the suitcase from the chauffeur He was attacked by a security man who tried to wrest away a gas cartridge
wrest
To turn; to twist; esp
wrest
{f} pull by force; bend; twist; snatch by force; pervert, distort; win by force
wrest
A partition in a water wheel, by which the form of the buckets is determined
wrest
{i} forceful pull; winding, bending; twist, kink; forceful capture; tuning key for musical instruments
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To turn from truth; to twist from its natural or proper use or meaning by violence; to pervert; to distort
wrest
to twist or extort by violence; to pull of force away by, or as if by, violent wringing or twisting
wresting

    Türkçe nasıl söylenir

    restîng

    Telaffuz

    /ˈrestəɴɢ/ /ˈrɛstɪŋ/

    Etimoloji

    [ 'rest ] (transitive verb.) before 12th century. Middle English wrasten, wresten, from Old English wr[AE]stan; akin to Old Norse reista to bend and probably to Old English wrigian to turn; more at WRY.

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