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English definition of “wrench”

wrench

noun [S] (UNHAPPY FEELING)    /rentʃ/
a feeling of unhappiness when you have to leave a person or place that you love: She found leaving home a real wrench.Sadness and regret
(Definition of wrench noun (UNHAPPY FEELING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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