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Similar words: restforestrest onarrestfor the restrestoreinterestrestrictMeaning: [rest]  v. obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically. 
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1, To wriggle is to wrest about like a worm.
2, They are fighting to wrest control of the party from the old leaders.
3, The shareholders are planning to wrest control of the company from the current directors.
4, The rebels tried to wrest control of the town from government forces.
5, I managed to wrest the photograph from his grasp.
6, The men had returned to wrest back power.
7, to wrest the truth out of sb.
8, Foreign investors are trying to wrest control of the firm from the family.
9, Until now,many peasants have to work hard to wrest a living from the soil.
10, The officer managed to wrest the gun from his grasp.
11, They attempted to wrest control of the town from government forces.
12, A security guard managed to wrest the gun from the man.
13, Mr Hikmatyar is trying to wrest control of the capital from the defence minister,[] Ahmad Shah Masood.
14, The effect of the decree was to wrest control of Moscow's police force from the city soviet and the regional soviet.
15, They plotted to wrest power from the king.
16, You wrest my words out of their real meaning.
17, I tried to wrest the gun from his hands.
18, For the past year he has been trying to wrest control from the central government.
19, He was attacked by a security man who tried to wrest away a gas cartridge.
20, Yet basically it was a team of people trying to wrest power, not a populist-based overthrow.
21, Overall, it took a good many years for the primaries to wrest control from the bosses.
22, He seized the broomstick between his strong teeth and began to leap about, trying to wrest it from Angela's grasp.
23, Dudley also dropped one pass and watched Ray Lewis wrest away another for an interception.
24, Feet braced, back arched, she put both hands on the machine, trying to wrest it back.
25, As a lifelong Communist, Clasper knew that it was absolutely essential to wrest control of the workers away from the plant management.
26, I believe her when she says she could never wrest from herself the same emotion for another child.
27, Here in these slum streets existed an army of the unskilled, all trying to wrest a living anyway they could.
28, Only the inner satellites were its permanent property; the Sun could never wrest them from its grasp.
29, In their view, the automatic machinery was unreliable and the management was wrong to attempt to wrest controls from the shop-floor.
30, The former building society is understood to be prepared to take court action if it does not wrest the compensation from Lloyds.
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