Screw and Wrest


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Screw verb – To twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition.
Usage example: screwed up his face at the taste of the medicine

Wrest is a synonym for screw in squeeze topic. In some cases you can use "Wrest" instead a verb "Screw", when it comes to topics like pressure, extort.
Nearby Words: screwy, screwball, screwed, screwing
Synonyms for Screw


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Wrest verb – To draw out by force or with effort.
Screw is a synonym for wrest. You can use "Screw" instead a verb "Wrest".
Nearby Words: wrestle, wrestled, wresting
Synonyms for Wrest

Common collocations

control screw control wrest control
rule screw rule wrest rule

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Superhot Interface Screw: The more you play the game, the more the superhot.exe overseers wrest control from you in ways like changing your chat messages and messing with your view.
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