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Wring

v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Wrung Obs. Wringed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Wringing.]
1.To twist and compress; to turn and strain with violence; to writhe; to squeeze hard; to pinch; as, to wring clothes in washing.
[His steed] so sweat that men might him wring.
- Chaucer.
The king began to find where his shoe did wring him.
- Bacon.
The priest shall bring it [a dove] unto the altar, and wring off his head.
- Lev. i. 15.
2.Hence, to pain; to distress; to torment; to torture.
3.To distort; to pervert; to wrest.
How dare men thus wring the Scriptures?
- Whitgift.
4.To extract or obtain by twisting and compressing; to squeeze or press (out); hence, to extort; to draw forth by violence, or against resistance or repugnance; - usually with out or form.
5.To subject to extortion; to afflict, or oppress, in order to enforce compliance.
To wring the widow from her 'customed right.
- Shak.
6.(Naut.) To bend or strain out of its position; as, to wring a mast.
v. i.1.To writhe; to twist, as with anguish.
n.1.A writhing, as in anguish; a twisting; a griping.
Noun1.wring - a twisting squeeze; "gave the wet cloth a wring"
Synonyms: squeeze
Verb1.wring - twist and press out of shape
Synonyms: contort, deform, distort
2.wring - twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
Synonyms: wrench
3.wring - 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: extort, gouge, rack, squeeze
4.wring - twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid; "wring the towels"
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