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English words containing wrench:

Monkey-wrench

ˈmʌŋ.ki ˌrentʃ

Meanings of Monkey-wrench:

noun

A tool that can be adjusted to hold or turn nuts and bolts (= metal fasteners that screw together) of different widths

Meanings of Monkey-wrench-in-the:

idiom

To do something that prevents a plan or activity from succeeding

Usage examples:

The funding for the project was withdrawn so that really threw a monkey wrench in the works.

Wrench

rentʃ

Meanings of Wrench:

noun

A sudden violent twist or pull.

Usage examples:

With a wrench tony wriggled free
verb

Pull or twist suddenly and violently.

Usage examples:

Casey grabbed the gun and wrenched it from my hand

Meanings of Wrenched:

verb

Pull or twist suddenly and violently.

Usage examples:

Casey grabbed the gun and wrenched it from my hand
noun

A sudden violent twist or pull.

Usage examples:

With a wrench tony wriggled free

Meanings of Wrenches:

noun

A sudden violent twist or pull.

Usage examples:

With a wrench tony wriggled free
verb

Pull or twist suddenly and violently.

Usage examples:

Casey grabbed the gun and wrenched it from my hand

Meanings of Wrenching:

verb

Pull or twist suddenly and violently.

Usage examples:

Casey grabbed the gun and wrenched it from my hand
noun

A sudden violent twist or pull.

Usage examples:

With a wrench tony wriggled free
adjective

Extremely stressful

Usage examples:

It was the most wrenching decision of the president’s life.

Wrenchingly

ˈren.tʃɪŋ.li

Meanings of Wrenchingly:

adverb

In a way that makes you feel emotional pain

Usage examples:

The story wrenchingly captures the confusing experience of being a teenager in the throes of first …

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