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synonyms for wrenched

  • 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
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antonyms for wrenched

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  • deter
  • give
  • idle
  • leave alone
  • straighten
  • untwist
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How to use wrenched in a sentence

Some applicants, however, say the pandemic has thrown a wrench in a time-intensive and financially draining process.
THE PANDEMIC’S LASTING EFFECTS ON YOUNG MEDICAL WORKERSTERRY NGUYENFEBRUARY 1, 2021VOX
In North County, both teacher resistance and staff shortages have thrown major wrenches in efforts to reopen schools from Vista to Encinitas to Escondido.
MORNING REPORT: A CHARTER WALKS BACK REOPENING PLANSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJANUARY 12, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The global pandemic threw an unexpected wrench into the business plans of media companies large and small, and for the unlucky, caused them to shut their doors — or shut down their websites — completely.
IN MEMORIAM: A ROUND-UP OF THE MEDIA COMPANIES WE LOST IN 2020KAYLEIGH BARBERDECEMBER 30, 2020DIGIDAY
In a moment Harry had wrenched the gun from her, and with a blow bent the barrel of the rifle around the door frame.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Mr. Parsons wrenched away with a will, and soon the great bar was bent almost to a right angle.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Without another word he wrenched himself from her, opened the front door, and ran out into the night.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Squatting on his haunches he wrenched a large tobacco-wad from a black plug, then leaned over towards his neighbour and grunted.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Valmond caught the giant's wrist with both hands, and with a mighty effort wrenched himself aside.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Latour wrenched himself free, and as he turned sharply there was a pistol in his hand.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
Bounding forward from his hiding-place, he seized the uplifted hand and wrenched the sword from his grasp.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
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WORDS RELATED TO WRENCHED

  • strained
  • turned
  • wrenched
  • broken
  • burst
  • cleaved
  • cracked
  • damaged
  • divided
  • fractured
  • gashed
  • impaired
  • mangled
  • ragged
  • rent
  • ripped
  • severed
  • shabby
  • sliced
  • slit
  • snapped
  • split
  • wrenched
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