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The Return of the King
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wrest
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The Return of the King
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  • Then taking the key that he had wrested from the slain man he closed the door and locked it.
  • For wrongfully he has made war upon Gondor and wrested its lands.
  • 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.

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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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