Squeeze and Wrest


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Squeeze verb – To get with great difficulty.
Usage example: managed to squeeze a living by cleaning houses

Wrest is a synonym for squeeze in get topic. In some cases you can use "Wrest" instead a verb "Squeeze", when it comes to topics like extort, pressurize.
Nearby Words: squeezed, squeezing, squeezable, squeezer, squeezability
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Wrest verb – To get (as money) by the use of force or threats.
Usage example: vowed that the bully had wrested his lunch money from him for the last time

Squeeze is a synonym for wrest in get topic. You can use "Squeeze" instead a verb "Wrest", if it concerns topics such as snatch.
Nearby Words: wrestle, wrestled, wresting
Synonyms for Wrest

Common collocations

power squeeze power wrest power
information squeeze information wrest information
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Wrest and Squeeze. (2016). Retrieved 2019, December 07, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/squeeze/wrest
Squeeze & Wrest. N.p., 2016. Web. 07 Dec. 2019. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/squeeze/wrest>.
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