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  1. wrest

    • IPA[rest]

    美式

    • v.
      forcibly pull (something) from a person's grasp;take (something, especially power or control) from someone or something else after considerable effort or difficulty
    • n.
      a key for tuning a harp or piano.
    • noun: wrest, plural noun: wrests

    • verb: wrest, 3rd person present: wrests, gerund or present participle: wresting, past tense: wrested, past participle: wrested

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    • 相關詞
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. forcibly pull (something) from a person's grasp:

      Leila tried to wrest her arm from his hold

    • 2. take (something, especially power or control) from someone or something else after considerable effort or difficulty:

      they wanted to allow people to wrest control of their lives from impersonal bureaucracies

    • 3. 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

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a key for tuning a harp or piano.
    • n. a pin to which the strings of a piano or harpsichord are attached.

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    • n. the part of a piano or harpsichord holding the wrest pins.

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    英式

    • v.
      forcibly pull (something) from a person's grasp:
    • Leila tried to wrest her arm from his hold
    • n.
      a key for tuning a harp or piano.

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