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.
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Her arms still ached from wresting the heavy ears from the stalks, row after row, hour after hour.
Elizabeth George Speare -- The Witch of Blackbird Pond
One of the little girls managed to wrest the banana roadster away from Peter Sinkowitz.