Synonyms for wring
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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote
a twisting squeeze
"gave the wet cloth a wring"
contort, deform, distort, wringverb
twist and press out of shape
twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish
"Wring one's hand"
extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wringverb
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"
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
twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid
"wring the towels"
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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.
I'm going to wring his neck, what he was doing up there with only flip-flops, I have no idea.
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!
It's the summer doldrums, so there are few bulls around, technically we're oversold, we're due for at least the odd dead-cat bounce ... but I suspect this has got to wring itself out.
Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.
Translations for wring
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- wringen, auswringenGerman
- escurrir, retorcer, exprimirSpanish
- vääntää, niskat nurin, väännellä, puristaaFinnish
- snìomhScottish Gaelic
- peras, remasIndonesian
- wringen, uitwringen, afpersenDutch
- arrancar, torcerPortuguese
- выжима́ть, вымога́ть, вы́жать, выкру́чивать, сжима́ть, вы́крутить, сжатьRussian
- исциједити, iscijeditiSerbo-Croatian
- vrida urSwedish
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