As for me, I daily wished more to please him; but to do so, I felt daily more and more that I must disown half my nature, stifle half my faculties, wrest my tastes from their original bent, force myself to the adoption of pursuits for which I had no natural vocation.
There are no more uses of "wrest" in the book.
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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.