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Overview of verb wrench

The verb wrench has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) wrench, twist

(twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest")

2. (2) wrench

(make a sudden twisting motion)

3. wring, wrench

(twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand")

4. twist, sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick

(twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days")

Overview of adj wrenching

The adj wrenching has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) racking, wrenching

(causing great physical or mental suffering; "a wrenching pain") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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