His efforts helped the British to wrest control of Canada away from the French.
With respect to the harp, he produces the sharps, flats, quarter-notes, or any intermediate variation deviating from the natural notes, by causing the wrest -pins, that if, the pins by which the strings are extended and tuned, to move partly round centres and thereby increase or decrease the tension of the strings more or less, as may be required to answer the desired change of the notes.
As the half wore on, Oban's desperation became clear as first Fraser Inglis and then Dougie MacIntyre headed to full forward in an attempt to pull back the score and wrest momentum from the holders.
As opposition groups gain more rights to voice their views, popularly elected bodies accountable to the people might finally wrest real power from authoritarian regimes.
So there's a symbolic and tactical significance there, that the insurgents, for whatever period of time, can wrest control of key sites away from the authorities.
Their bodies twisted as each tried to wrest the weapon from the other's grasp.
A battle is raging between those who feel Internet users should control their own time online and those trying to wrest that control away.
Third, have an alternative strategy to wrest the initiative from them and force them to acquiesce.
Leila tried to wrest her arm from his hold
Dravid is a quality batsman but, against the odds, not one who can go toe-to-toe with the world's best bowlers and wrest the initiative from their grasp.