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  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. Linda Matheny:

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

  2. Nick Papageorge:

    We need to understand these differences because we can wring our hands, and we can blame and shame, but in a way it doesn’t matter, policymakers just need to recognize who is going to socially distance, for how long, why and under what circumstances to give us accurate predictions of how the disease will spread and help us establish policies that will be useful.

  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. John Ing:

    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.

  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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