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Definition of "wrester" [wrest•er]

  • One who wrests. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wrester" in a sentence
  • "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."
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