Definition of Saw-wrest

Saw-wrest n. means: See Saw-set.

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Saw-wrest n. means: See Saw-set.

Meaning of Saw-wrest

Saw-wrest (n.) means: See Saw-set.

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Wrest (v. t.): To tune with a wrest, or key.

Saw-wrest (n.): See Saw-set.

Wrested (imp. & p. p.): of Wrest

Wresting (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Wrest

Writhe (v. t.): To extort; to wring; to wrest.

Writhe (v. t.): To wrest; to distort; to pervert.

Wring (v. t.): To distort; to pervert; to wrest.

Wrest (n.): Active or moving power.

Wry (a.): To twist; to distort; to writhe; to wrest; to vex.

Torture (v. t.): To wrest from the proper meaning; to distort.

Wrest (n.): A key to tune a stringed instrument of music.

Overwrest (v. t.): To wrest or force from the natural or proper position.

Wrest (n.): The act of wresting; a wrench; a violent twist; hence, distortion; perversion.

Wrest (n.): A partition in a water wheel, by which the form of the buckets is determined.

Detort (v. t.): To turn form the original or plain meaning; to pervert; to wrest.

Force (n.): To impel, drive, wrest, extort, get, etc., by main strength or violence; -- with a following adverb, as along, away, from, into, through, out, etc.

Wrest (v. t.): To turn from truth; to twist from its natural or proper use or meaning by violence; to pervert; to distort.

Saw-set (n.): An instrument used to set or turn the teeth of a saw a little sidewise, that they may make a kerf somewhat wider than the thickness of the blade, to prevent friction; -- called also saw-wrest.

Contort (v. t.): To twist, or twist together; to turn awry; to bend; to distort; to wrest.

Wrest (v. t.): To turn; to twist; esp., to twist or extort by violence; to pull of force away by, or as if by, violent wringing or twisting.

Wrench (n.): To pull with a twist; to wrest, twist, or force by violence.

Exact (a.): To demand or require authoritatively or peremptorily, as a right; to enforce the payment of, or a yielding of; to compel to yield or to furnish; hence, to wrest, as a fee or reward when none is due; -- followed by from or of before the one subjected to exaction; as, to exact tribute, fees, obedience, etc., from or of some one.

Strip (v. t.): To pull or tear off, as a covering; to remove; to wrest away; as, to strip the skin from a beast; to strip the bark from a tree; to strip the clothes from a man's back; to strip away all disguisses.

Distort (v. t.): To wrest from the true meaning; to pervert; as, to distort passages of Scripture, or their meaning.

Extort (v. t.): To wrest from an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to exact; as, to extort contributions from the vanquished; to extort confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Saw-wrest

Meaning of Wrest

Wrest means: To tune with a wrest, or key.

Meaning of Saw-wrest

Saw-wrest means: See Saw-set.

Meaning of Wrested

Wrested means: of Wrest

Meaning of Wresting

Wresting means: of Wrest

Meaning of Writhe

Writhe means: To extort; to wring; to wrest.

Meaning of Writhe

Writhe means: To wrest; to distort; to pervert.

Meaning of Wring

Wring means: To distort; to pervert; to wrest.

Meaning of Wrest

Wrest means: Active or moving power.

Meaning of Wry

Wry means: To twist; to distort; to writhe; to wrest; to vex.

Meaning of Torture

Torture means: To wrest from the proper meaning; to distort.

Meaning of Wrest

Wrest means: A key to tune a stringed instrument of music.

Meaning of Overwrest

Overwrest means: To wrest or force from the natural or proper position.

Meaning of Wrest

Wrest means: The act of wresting; a wrench; a violent twist; hence, distortion; perversion.

Meaning of Wrest

Wrest means: A partition in a water wheel, by which the form of the buckets is determined.

Meaning of Detort

Detort means: To turn form the original or plain meaning; to pervert; to wrest.

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