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wrest
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
obtain with difficult effort or force
  • 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.
    Chapter 34 (46% in)

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