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Pronunciation of Wrest: Learn how to pronounce Wrest in English correctly

Learn how to say Wrest correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word wrest:

[with object]
1forcibly pull (something) from a person’s grasp:
Leila tried to wrest her arm from his hold
take (something, especially power or control) after considerable effort or difficulty:
they wanted people to wrest control of their lives from impersonal bureaucracies
2 archaic distort the meaning or interpretation of (something) to suit one’s own interests or views:
you appear convinced of my guilt, and wrest every reply I have made
a key for tuning a harp or piano.

Old English wr«£stan ‘twist, tighten’, of Germanic origin; related to Danish vriste, also to wrist