Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who wrests or perverts.
- n. One who wrests.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who wrests.
- n. someone who obtains something by pulling it violently with twisting movements
- wrest + -er (Wiktionary)
“To be double-tongued is to speak with a forked tongue, to be a liar and a deceiver, while a word wrester is one who picks and chooses his own interpretation of scripture in order to have it conform to his own lifestyle, rather than modifying his lifestyle according to the standard doctrine of his faith.”
“McEnroe’s reasoning bears some resemblance to the stories we told in Freakonomics about cheating sumo wrestlers (where collusion happens when a wrester is “on the bubble,” or desperate for one last win in a tournament) and cheating schoolteachers (who were usually among the worst teachers in the school — otherwise, they probably wouldn’t have had to cheat).”
“Anyone who studies theology will immediately note that to be called a "double-tongued word wrester" is not to be complimented.”
“So I'll join them here as a new, different word, and say that a double-tongued word wrester is one who finds a home in more than one language and who draws forth words from the zeitgeist like plucking drowning sailors from the sea, or like pulling thorns from the paw of a lion, or like picking blackberries from the brierpatch.”
“I'd bet money there are a lot of people not surprised by this outcome concerning this "wrester" including his parents and his coach,.”
“Dhani Jones A lutte wrester who was in training with Dhani in Senegal.”
“- A 1960 Olympic gold medalist and former NCAA wrester has been killed in a traffic accident in Tonkawa.”
“In the book, and subsequent interviews to promote it, Bollea claims that Hogan real name: Terry Bollea physically abused her and also had a sexual relationship with male wrester Brutus Beefcake.”
“Joined by his friend and business partner, former wrester Justin Pope, Rulon Gardner looks to use the competition as extra motivation to lose weight because he will have the accountability and pressures of appearing on television.”
“The title character is a female wrester I think in a silver fright wig.”
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