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  1. wrest

    • IPA[rɛst]

    英式

    • v.
      forcibly pull (something) from a person's grasp;take (something, especially power or control) after considerable effort or difficulty
    • n.
      a key for tuning a harp or piano.
    • verb: wrest, 3rd person present: wrests, gerund or present participle: wresting, past tense: wrested, past participle: wrested

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. forcibly pull (something) from a person's grasp Leila tried to wrest her arm from his hold
    • take (something, especially power or control) after considerable effort or difficulty they wanted people to wrest control of their lives from impersonal bureaucracies
    • 2. archaic distort the meaning or interpretation of (something) to suit one's own interests or views you appear convinced of my guilt, and wrest every reply I have made

    名詞

    • 1. archaic a key for tuning a harp or piano.
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