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wrest

Pronunciation: /rest/

Translation of wrest in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • to wrest sth from sb arrancarle* algo a algn I wrested the knife from him o his grasp le arrebaté or le arranqué el cuchillo de las manos they tried to wrest the secret out of her intentaron arrancarle el secreto they wrested a living from o out of the infertile soil [literary/literario] extraían su subsistencia de la tierra yerma [literary/literario]

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