1 With a sudden wrench she seized the ring but it stuck.
2 Rage and hate flowed into her and stiffened her spine and with one wrench she tore herself loose from his arms.
3 She tried to wrench them away but he held them hard, running his thumbs over the calluses.
4 He gave it a slight wrench and she hastily sat down with a little cry of pain.
5 She would have to wrench loose from this man, and flee.
6 It was with a wrench and a pang that Edna left her children.
7 The tall soldier weakly tried to wrench himself free.
8 His heart seemed to wrench itself almost free from his body at this sight.
9 The poor old soul had such a singular, unaccountable prejudice in favor of liberty, that it was a hard wrench for him; and the more he said, "Thy will be done," the worse he felt.
10 That stupid high heel turned and gave me a sad wrench.
11 She, supposing Edgar could not see her, snatched the cloth from my hand, and pinched me, with a prolonged wrench, very spitefully on the arm.
12 It is, if I may take an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth; for every wrench of agony return a wrench: reduce him to my level.
13 Then, catching hold of the bridle, he gave his jaw a sharp wrench, by way of gentle reminder that he was not his own master; and by these means turned him round.
14 Here, Bill, wrench the shutter open.
15 Thou mayest conceal it, too, from the ministers and magistrates, even as thou didst this day, when they sought to wrench the name out of thy heart, and give thee a partner on thy pedestal.