The correct answer is take by force.


A. take by force
B. encircle
C. incarcerate
D. scold

The correct answer is (A) To take by force; to wrench away from person's grasp; to obtain by effort; to pull or force with a great effort or a violent twist. To twist, deflect, or distort.

Wrest comes from Old English wr?stan (to obtain by using strength or violence).

Examples of use:

  • He wrested the football away from his opponent.
  • It is only with great hardship that one can wrest a living from this land.

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