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Definitionobtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically
- He tried to wrest the key from Catherine's grasp, and for safety she flung it into the hottest part of the fire; whereupon Mr. Edgar was taken with a nervous trembling, and his countenance grew deadly pale.Chapter 11 (62% in)
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