GRE Word List

WREST

obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp

Spring Vocabulary In English
Spring Vocabulary In English

The meaning of the word wrest is obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp.

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