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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
“I was amazed at how pristine a picture the studio was able to wring from the thirty year-old print.”
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To obtain with great effort or difficulty
“Once the vat was emptied, the crowd of family and friends clapped and cheered and we were given strict instructions after changing not to wring the clothes out - for this would squeeze out the good that had been done.”
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To cause pain or distress to
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“The narrative material is obviously shaped in order to wring the audience's melodramatic heart.”
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To obtain through extortion or force
“By virtue of his office and his power of veto, he was able to wring a few concessions.”
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To exploit or use to one's advantage
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To hunt about, especially for something of nominal value
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To evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone
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Mix by pressing
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Remove or take out, especially by effort or force
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To take or have a winding course
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To apply external pressure on
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To bring something out of shape, to misshape
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To cause to move with a jerk
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To block or clog up a space or opening
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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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To physically grip or grasp something
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An act of squeezing something
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