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wrest
used in Turtles All the Way Down

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Definition
obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically
  • I could see the latch; I just couldn't get it pried open, and whenever I tried to lift, the pain in my ribs made my vision cloud up, but I finally wrested the trunk open enough to reach my arm inside.
    p. 219.2

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