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  Definition of wring
  1. a twisting squeeze; "gave the wet cloth a wring"
  2. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one''s hand"
  3. twist and press out of shape
  4. twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid; "wring the towels"
  5. obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
Similar Words: squeeze, wrench, contort, deform, distort, extort, rack, gouge

 

See Also: wring out, squeeze out

 

Hyponyms: morph, bleed

 

Grouped Verbs: contort, deform, distort, wrench

 

Derivational Morphology: squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze, pinch, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch, distorted shape, distortion, deformation, contortion, tortuosity, tortuousness, torsion, crookedness, wringer, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, power play, squeeze play, extortion

 

 
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