WRENCH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WRENCH
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
wrench
 v.  twist or turn suddenly and forcibly; move, extract, or force free by pulling violently
Example Sentence:
1  She had to wrench free of her attacker and land a powerful kick to his kneecap.
2  He felt two men wrench the suitcase from his hand.
3  The bag was wrenched from her grasp.
4  Guy wrenched his mind back to the present.
5  He wrenched his right shoulder during a game of hockey.
6  The photographer tripped over a lead, wrenching a microphone from its stand.
Classic Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
1  With a sudden wrench she seized the ring but it stuck.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Rage and hate flowed into her and stiffened her spine and with one wrench she tore herself loose from his arms.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  She tried to wrench them away but he held them hard, running his thumbs over the calluses.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
4  He gave it a slight wrench and she hastily sat down with a little cry of pain.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
5  She would have to wrench loose from this man, and flee.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  It was with a wrench and a pang that Edna left her children.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXII
7  The tall soldier weakly tried to wrench himself free.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 9
8  His heart seemed to wrench itself almost free from his body at this sight.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 9
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.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
10  That stupid high heel turned and gave me a sad wrench.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THREE
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.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
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.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
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.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
14  Here, Bill, wrench the shutter open.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
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.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW