- vt.（用力）拧，扭; <文>费力取得; 歪曲（事实等），曲解; 扭夺，夺取，抢去
- 第三人称单数: wrests;
- 过去式: wrested;
- 过去分词: wrested;
- 现在分词: wresting;
They plotted to wrest power from the king.
To wriggle is to wrest about like a worm.
So how do we wrest back control and start being civil to each other again?
This snail's pace is leading some to try to wrest back existing leases.
Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his cause.
Should United manage to wrest the Premiership back from Chelsea, it would owe much emphatic start.
The farmers in this area have to struggle to wrest a living from the infertile soil.
The settlers found it hard to wrest a living from the rocky soil.
KJV Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.
You wrest my words from their real meaning.
He had to use all his strength to wrest the lid off.
The people had to fight to wrest power from their rulers.
Foreign investors are trying to wrest control of the firm from the family.
You wrest my words out of their real meaning.
I tried to wrest the gun from his hands.
The farmers here have always had a struggle to wrest a living from the soil.
The officer managed to wrest the gun from his grasp.
The bully tried to wrest the ball from the smaller boy's hands.
The rebels tried to wrest control of the town from government forces.
Wrest the trident out of her hand.
Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.
We have to fight to wrest power from our rulers.
You were very brave to wrest the knife from the murderer.
Try as we would ; we could not wrest the secret from him.
我们尽管 想方设法 也无法从他那里获得那个秘密.
Bassanio begged the learned young counselor to wrest the law a little, to save Antonio's life.
For the past year he has been trying to wrest control from the central government.
He was attacked by a security man who tried to wrest away a gas cartridge.
The men had returned to wrest back power.
1. 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"