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Definitions and Synonyms of wrick | Another word for wrick | What is wrick?

Definition 1: a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British) - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for wrick in the sense of this definition

(wrick is a kind of ...) a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

(wrick belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 2: twist suddenly so as to sprain - [verb of body]

Samples where wrick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wrench one's ankle
  • The wrestler twisted his shoulder
  • the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
  • I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days

Synonyms for wrick in the sense of this definition

(wrick is a kind of ...) cause injuries or bodily harm to

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