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Synonyms for wrench

Synonyms for wrench

a sudden motion, such as a pull

a tool with jaws for gripping and twisting

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to injure a (bodily part) by twisting

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to move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion

to alter the position of by a sharp, forcible twisting or turning movement

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to obtain by coercion or intimidation

to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

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a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

a jerky pulling movement

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twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates

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make a sudden twisting motion

twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish

twist suddenly so as to sprain

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I'll tell you what, Wrench, this is beyond a joke," said the Mayor, who of late had had to rebuke offenders with an official air, and how broadened himself by putting his thumbs in his armholes.
Wrench afterwards said, Lydgate paraded flighty, foreign notions, which would not wear.
This was a point on which Lydgate smarted as much as Wrench could desire.
Among the interested observers at Beeches Farm was 97-year-old John Wrench, father of host landowner Stephen Wrench.
The one nut wrench with a brass slide is marked "Evans Wrench Co.
The Slimline was the first Norbar design to completely contain the mechanism within the body tube of the wrench, hence the "slim" reference.
The best method of tightening this slotted nut is to use a wrench that fits over the magazine tube.
Auto Business News-June 16, 2016--GearWrench expands Air Impact Wrench line
Bahrain-based Investcorp has reached an agreement with US-based Alpine Investors to acquire The Wrench Group, a leading provider of essential home maintenance and repair services.
7 (BNA): Investcorp has reached an agreement with US-based Alpine Investors to acquire The Wrench Group, a leading provider of essential home maintenance and repair services.
Manama; Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products, has acquired The Wrench Group.
Investcorp has announced the acquisition of The Wrench Group.
When asked what jig was best, I replied, "Any vertical jig should work as long as you have the right size and weight for the depth that you are fishing; even a wrench would catch fish rigged this way.
Commenting on the launch, Luis Clement, Chicago Pneumatic's vice president for tools, said: "We are redesigning our metal impact wrench line to provide the excellent ergonomics, high quality, and reliable performance that our users have come to expect from our brand.
There have been several variations and improvements on the old adjustable wrench, but none of them seem to solve the two problems we encounter most: jaw capacity that's too small and jaws that are too thick.