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wrenching

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  • verbjerk, force violently
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Synonyms for wrenching

verb jerk, force violently
  • bend
  • dislocate
  • distort
  • rip
  • sprain
  • tweak
  • wrest
  • wring
  • yank
  • coerce
  • compel
  • contort
  • dislodge
  • drag
  • exact
  • extract
  • pervert
  • pinch
  • pull
  • rend
  • screw
  • squeeze
  • strain
  • tear
  • tug
  • twist

Antonyms for wrenching

  • deter
  • give
  • idle
  • leave alone
  • straighten
  • untwist
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More words related to wrenching

extraction

noun. removal from whole; distillation
  • abstraction
  • derivation
  • drawing
  • elicitation
  • eradication
  • evocation
  • evulsion
  • expression
  • extirpation
  • extrication
  • pulling
  • separation
  • taking out
  • uprooting
  • withdrawal
  • wrenching
  • wresting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.