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wrest

Synonyms of wrest in English:

verb

  • he tried to wrest the broom from Angela's grasp
    wrench, snatch, seize, grab, take by force, remove by force, force, prise, peel, pluck, tear, rip, heave, twist, tug, pull, jerk, dislodge;
    North American  pry
    informal yank
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