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Synonyms for wring
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squeeze, wring(verb)

    a twisting squeeze

    "gave the wet cloth a wring"

    Synonyms:
    clinch, squeezing, power play, liquidity crisis, credit crunch, squeeze play, squeeze, hug

  2. contort, deform, distort, wring(verb)

    twist and press out of shape

    Synonyms:
    turn, warp, extort, strain, bend, rack, wrench, color, twist, colour, falsify, squeeze, distort, garble, deform, twine, tinge, contort, flex, change shape, change form, gouge

  3. wring, wrench(verb)

    twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish

    "Wring one's hand"

    Synonyms:
    deform, gouge, squeeze, extort, rack, twist, sprain, contort, wrick, turn, wrench, rick, distort

  4. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    pressure, crush, scud, coerce, rack, contort, thrust, press, twitch, wring from, rout, gouge, tweet, embrace, force, shove, single-foot, torment, twinge, compress, hug, wrench, contract, excruciate, extort, stuff, distort, squeeze, squash, compact, pinch, hale, mash, torture, force out, bosom, wedge, deform, squelch, constrict

  5. wring(verb)

    twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid

    "wring the towels"

    Synonyms:
    deform, gouge, squeeze, extort, rack, contort, wrench, distort

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wring(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    twist (violently)

  2. wring(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    force, extort, wrest

  3. wring(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    harass, distress, torture, torment, pain

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wring(v)

    Synonyms:
    writhe, squeeze, pinch, distort, pervert, wrest, exact, extort

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How to use wring in a sentence?

  1. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:

    You will ruin no more lives as you ruined mine. You will wring no more hearts as you wrung mine. I will free the world of a poisonous thing. Take that, you hound, and that! -- and that! -- and that! -- and that!

  2. Joseph Dunford:

    So, I think for all of us, we should give Secretary Tillerson full support in attempting to resolve this diplomatically and economically, even as we recognize that it may not happen, and there may have to be a follow-up option, which is the military option, we can wring our hands and say it will never happen, or we can roll up our sleeves and make an effort to have a concerted economic and diplomatic plan that does cause KJU, Kim Jong Un, to come to the table and begin to have a conversation, at least stop the path that he’s on right now, which is further development of intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear capability. And to me it makes all the sense in the world to prove the theory of the case and to work this for a few more months.

  3. George Sand:

    It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one's strength and one's days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wring from it the treasures of its fertility, when a bit of the blackest and coarsest bread is, at the end of the day's work, the sole recompense and the sole profit attaching to so arduous a toil.

  4. Linda Matheny:

    I'm going to wring his neck, what he was doing up there with only flip-flops, I have no idea.

  5. Lucinda Creighton:

    The tech companies basically don't see this as a priority, they wring their hands, they say this is terrible, but what they're not doing is preventing this from reappearing.


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