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used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

2 uses
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obtain with difficult effort or force
  • Never may that man come, who shall wrest from thee thy substance violently in thine own despite while Ithaca yet stands.
    Book 1 (90% in)
  • So they wished to destroy thy father and wrest from him his dear life, and utterly to devour all his great and abundant livelihood; but Odysseus stayed and withheld them, for all their desire.
    Book 16 (89% in)

There are no more uses of "wrest" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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