to wrest /rɛst/
to take or force away by violent pulling or twisting
to seize forcibly by violent or unlawful means to obtain by laborious effort
to distort in meaning, purpose, etc http://www.wordreference.com/definition/wrest
Oh, I don't think we were saying "It's right there in the dictionary, just look" -- we know the difficulties of picking the right definition and were just offering pointers. Fortunately, Biffo and I picked the same definitions.