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wrest
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Treasure Island
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  • These, in their turn, cursed back at the blind miscreant, threatened him in horrid terms, and tried in vain to catch the stick and wrest it from his grasp.

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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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