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What is another word for wring?

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Verb
To grab or squeeze with a twisting motion
“He was happy to simply wring the wet clothes with his powerful hands.”
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To choke or strangle with one's hands
“I'll wring your neck! You scoundrel! Who sent you here to play smart?”
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To extract or pull out, typically with force or effort
“Looks like the calipers were stuck and they used pliers to wring the pistons free.”
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To obtain with great effort or difficulty
“Desperately attempting to wring profits from the wild land, they were experimenting with raising silkworms, cotton, flax, and rice while developing forest industries and raising cattle.”
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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 cause emotional 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 take, pull or remove by force
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To exploit or use to one's advantage
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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To bring something out of shape, to misshape
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To issue, establish or apply as a fee, charge, fine or penalty
Verb
To physically grip or grasp something
Noun
An act of squeezing something
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