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Definitionobtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically
- Then taking the key that he had wrested from the slain man he closed the door and locked it.5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- The Pyre of Denethor (74% in)
- For wrongfully he has made war upon Gondor and wrested its lands.5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (50% in)
- This was probably the only thing that could have roused the dying embers of Frodo's heart and will: an attack, an attempt to wrest his treasure from him by force.6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (72% in)
There are no more uses of "wrest" in The Return of the King.
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