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wrest /rest/
  • danh từ
    • sự vặn mạnh
    • (âm nhạc) chìa khoá lên dây
    • ngoại động từ
      • (+ from, out of) giật mạnh
        • to wrest a sword out of someone's hand: giật mạnh thanh kiếm khỏi tay ai
      • vặn mạnh
      • (nghĩa bóng) cố moi ra, cố rút ra
        • to wrest a confession: cố moi ra một lời thú tội
        • to wrest back: giành lại (tự do...)
      • làm sai, làm trệch (nghĩa một từ); xuyên tạc, bóp méo (sự thật...)
    Concise Dictionary
    +obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    Phrasal Verbs: wrest sth from sb/sth (formal)
    1 to take sth such as power or control from sb/sth with great effort: They attempted to wrest control of the town from government forces.
    2 to take sth from sb that they do not want to give, suddenly or violently: He wrested the gun from my grasp.

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