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verb [transitive]     wrench pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlewrenching
past tensewrenched
past participlewrenched
  1. 1
    to pull or twist something or someone suddenly and violently

    He wrenched the phone out of her hands.

  2. 2
    to injure a part of your body by twisting it suddenly

    As he fell he wrenched his back.

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