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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrenched p. pr. & vb. n. Wrenching.]
 1. To pull with a twist; to wrest, twist, or force by violence.
    Wrench his sword from him.   --Shak.
 Forthwith this frame of mine was wrenched
 With a woeful agony.   --Coleridge.
 2. To strain; to sprain; hence, to distort; to pervert.
    You wrenched your foot against a stone.   --Swift.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : causing great physical or mental suffering; "a wrenching
            pain" [syn: racking]