Definition of Outwrest

1. v. t. To extort; to draw from or forth by violence.



Definition of Outwrest

1. Verb. (rare) To pull out forcibly; to yank out. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outwrest

1. to extort [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: extort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outwrest

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outwork
outworked
outworker
outworkers
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outworkings
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outworld
outworn
outworth
outworthed
outworthing
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outwound
outwrest (current term)
outwrestle
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outwrite
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outy
outyell

Literary usage of Outwrest

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1. The Poems of John Donne by John Donne, James Russell Lowell, Grolier Club (1895)
"... Let coarse bold hands from slimy nest The bedded fish in banks outwrest, Or curious traitors, sleave-silk flies Bewitch poor fishes' wandering eyes ..."

2. The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Mans Recreation: Being a Discourse on by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton (1839)
"... net : Let coarse bold hands, from slimy nest, The bedded Jish in banks outwrest; Let curious traitors sleave silk flies, To 'witch poor wand'ring ..."

3. Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors by Walter Hamilton (1887)
"Let coarse bold hands, from slimy nest, The bedded fish in banks outwrest ; Let curious Traitors sleave silk flies, To 'witch poor wandring fishes eyes. ..."

4. The Compleat Angler, Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a by Izaak Walton, Andrew Lang (1896)
"... coarse bold hands, from slimy nest, The bedded fish in banks outwrest; Let curious traitors sleave silk flies, To 'witch poor wand'ring fishes' eyes. ..."

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