Get and Wrest


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Get verb – To take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly.
Usage example: the defense tackled the running back and got the ball

Wrest is a synonym for get in draw out topic. In some cases you can use "Wrest" instead a verb "Get", when it comes to topics like grab.
Nearby Word: getting
Synonyms for Get


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Wrest verb – To draw out by force or with effort.
Get is a synonym for wrest in draw out topic. Sometimes you can use "Get" instead a verb "Wrest", if it concerns topics such as grab.
Nearby Words: wrestle, wrestled, wresting
Synonyms for Wrest

Common collocations

power get power wrest power
job get job wrest job
hand get hand wrest hand
information get information wrest information
Other nouns: sword, gun.
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Wrest or Get. 2016. Accessed August 14, 2020.

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