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wrest

Archaic a small key used to tune a piano or harp
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The Syrian army on Saturday declared a major victory after wresting control over much of the Eastern Ghouta countryside of Damascus, Xinhua rpeorted.
Although she has only been wresting for the past two years, she has won numerous tournaments, including first at the Coquitlam School District's Westling Tournament, first at the BC Summer Games 2014, first at the provincials 2015 competition in Abbotsford, BC, first in the Freestyle Cadet Fila Trials and Freestyle at Cadet Nationals.
Bangalore: BJP today suffered a humiliating defeat in the Karnataka Assembly elections as Congress appeared to be well on its way to wresting power on its own after a gap of seven years.
A WEEK after losing his world No 4 ranking to Robin Soderling, Andy Murray gave himself a great chance of wresting it back with a comprehensive victory over his Swedish rival in the opening singles match at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.
SCOTT BROWN insists wresting the SPL crown from Rangers is far more important than cracking the Champions League next season.
What's not so simple is wresting listings away from the old firm to bring them to the new one.