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wrest
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David Copperfield
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  • ’I have taken leave of you,’ said I, wresting my hand away.
  • When I came here today, I thought that nothing could have wrested this confession from me.

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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.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl

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