Nouns (7)

spanner, wrench
n. a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
wrench, twist
n. a jerky pulling movement
pull, twist, wrench
n. a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"

Verbs (11)

wrick, rick, turn, wrench, sprain, twist
v. twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
wrench, wring
v. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
twist violently, wrench
v. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
wrench
v. make a sudden twisting motion

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Fuzzynyms (46)

tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
distort, twine, twist
v. form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
detach
v. separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; "detach a regiment"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
seize, grab
v. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
seize, grab
v. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
take out
v. remove something from a container or an enclosed space
take out
v. remove something from a container or an enclosed space
squeeze
v. press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"
snap
v. bring the jaws together; "he snapped indignantly"
pull
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
twitch
v. move or pull with a sudden motion
withdraw, disengage
v. release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
scrag, choke
v. wring the neck of; "The man choked his opponent"
strangle
v. die from strangulation
tense, strain
v. become stretched or tense or taut; "the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed;" "the rope strained when the weight was attached"
jerk, yank
v. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
jimmy, lever, prize, prise, pry
v. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
deracinate, uproot
v. move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people"
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
force, pressure, squeeze, hale, coerce
v. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"

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