Part of speech: verb

To compress or squeeze out by twisting; to extort; torture.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "wring":

  1. If he doesn't conduct himself I'll wring his ear for him a yard long. - "Ulysses", James Joyce.
  2. I beg your pardon; you have strength enough left nearly to wring one's hand off! - "Chantry House", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  3. We're aching to rush up and wring his arm off, but we want to know how he feels about it first. - "Homeburg Memories", George Helgesen Fitch.