Jade asked Strong if she was ever at a loss for ideas and if so, how she might wrest herself from a slump.
It was a huge victory for Sony, which had long wanted to wrest control of Sony/ATV from the singer.
The military made an aggressive push to wrest control over drone targeting decisions away from the president.
The answer is to occupy the Tea Party—and wrest it from the grumpy old men who currently run it.
Just like it was impossible to wrest a republic from the grip of monarchy or abolish slavery.
He, too, had striven to wrest the treasure from the stone by driving a tunnel into the cliff.
By concession, we may be all we strive for, but never could wrest by force.
With almost a feeling of resignation, I continued to wrest the remaining letters from the darkness.
At the very moment of possessing you some miracle will wrest you from my arms.
Tudor-like, she had proved her grit and her pluck when opposing factions tried to wrest her crown from her.
Old English wræstan "to twist, wrench," from Proto-Germanic *wraistijanan (cf. Old Norse reista "to bend, twist"), derivative of *wrig-, *wreik- "to turn" (see wry). Meaning "to pull, detach" (something) is recorded from c.1300. Meaning "to take by force" (in reference to power, authority, etc.) is attested from early 15c. Related: Wrested; wresting.