After a decade of wrenching loss and a trillion dollars in public expense, the focus has shifted to a peace deal with the Taliban.
It is deeply moving, so much so that you have to be pretty heartless not to be touched by this wrenching account.
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Dern, then, is responsible for carrying the emotional weight of some of the most wrenching scenes in the pair of tearjerkers.
"Not with that ax, anyway," said McGinnis wrenching it from his grasp and tossing it to one of the men who stood by.
It stung him till Brock felt the pain was wrenching him apart.
Terrified, Jessie only cried the louder and shriller, wrenching her arm free from the stranger's grasp.
He struggled a moment, falling on his side and wrenching the shafts from the runners.
wrenching warehouses to fragments the tornado passed to the river front, leaving a broad swath of wreckage and dead bodies.
Old English wrencan "to twist," from Proto-Germanic *wrankijanan (cf. Old High German renken, German renken "to twist, wrench," Old English wringan "to wring"), from PIE *wreng- "to turn" (cf. Sanskrit vrnakti "turns, twists," Lithuanian rengtis "to grow crooked, to writhe"), nasalized variant of *werg- "to turn" (cf. Latin vergere "to turn, tend toward"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Related: Wrenched, wrenching.
Old English wrenc "a twisting, artifice, trick;" see wrench (v.). The meaning "tool with jaws for turning" is first recorded 1794.