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Definitions of wrench:
  • noun:   a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
  • noun:   a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
    Example: "The wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"
  • noun:   a jerky pulling movement
  • verb:   twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates
    Example: "Wrench a window off its hinges"
  • verb:   make a sudden twisting motion
  • verb:   twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish
  • verb:   twist suddenly so as to sprain
    Example: "Wrench one's ankle"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #24080)

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