The world was about to flip, the meek were about to inherit the earth or, more precisely, wrest it from the strong, and we, the meekest and weakest, would be heirs to the vast estate of all that had been denied us.
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.