Definitions of wrest

The word "wrest" uses 5 letters: erstw.

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v. t. - To turn; to twist; esp., to twist or extort by violence; to pull of force away by, or as if by, violent wringing or twisting. 2

v. t. - To turn from truth; to twist from its natural or proper use or meaning by violence; to pervert; to distort. 2

v. t. - To tune with a wrest, or key. 2

n. - The act of wresting; a wrench; a violent twist; hence, distortion; perversion. 2

n. - Active or moving power. 2

n. - A key to tune a stringed instrument of music. 2

n. - A partition in a water wheel, by which the form of the buckets is determined. 2

Direct anagrams of wrest:

strew8 trews8

Words formed by adding one letter before or after wrest (in bold), or to erstw in any order:


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