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English noun: wrick

1. wrick (state) a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)

Synonymscrick, kink, rick

Broader (hypernym)cramp, muscle spasm, spasm

Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

English verb: wrick

1. wrick (body) twist suddenly so as to sprain

SamplesWrench 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.

ExamplesDid he wrick his foot?

Synonymsrick, sprain, turn, twist, wrench

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)injure, wound

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