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wrest
used in Henry IV, Part 2

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Definition
obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically
  • I like them all, and do allow them well, And swear here, by the honour of my blood, My father's purposes have been mistook, And some about him have too lavishly Wrested his meaning and authority.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Another part of the forest (44% in)

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