wrench


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Synonyms for wrench

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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

References in classic literature ?
Wrench, said that the symptoms yesterday might have been disguising, and that this form of fever was very equivocal in its beginnings: he would go immediately to the druggist's and have a prescription made up in order to lose no time, but he would write to Mr.
Wrench saved me in the pleurisy, but he'd better have let me die--if--if--"
Wrench here, then, shall I?" said Lydgate, really believing that Wrench was not well prepared to deal wisely with a case of this kind.
Vincy came home he was very angry with Wrench, and did not care if he never came into his house again.
"However, Wrench shall know what I think of the matter."
Vincy thought confusedly was, that the fever might somehow have been hindered if Wrench had shown the proper solicitude about his-- the Mayor's--family.) "I'm the last man to give in to the cry about new doctors, or new parsons either--whether they're Bulstrode's men or not.
Wrench, what have I ever done that you should use me so?-- To go away, and never to come again!
Vincy, who had been keeping up a sharp fire on the enemy Infection, and was a good deal heated in consequence, started up when he heard Wrench come in, and went into the hall to let him know what he thought.
'The hape is behaving very strange, m'lady,' said Wrench, frostily.
A slight, dignified gesture was Wrench's only reply.
It seems that the hape attempted to fondle the cat, but the latter scratched him; being suspicious,' said Wrench, 'of his bona fides .' He scrutinized the ceiling with a dull eye.
'I rather fancy, m'lady,' said Wrench, dispassionately, 'that the animal is about to hurl a plate.'
Wrench, eyeing the struggling apron disapprovingly, mentioned that Mr Pickering had bought a revolver that morning.
'If I might offer the warning, m'lady,' said Wrench, 'not the cellar.
Wrench went off to polish silver, Lady Wetherby to resume her letters.