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wring

wring

 
 
pronunciation:
rIng
phrases:
wring out
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part of speech: verb
inflections: wrings, wringing, wrung
definition: to twist and press tightly.
Please wring the wet cloth over the sink.He couldn't answer and wrung his hands in a nervous way.
similar words:
press, squeeze, twist
phrase: wring out
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The words wring and ring sound alike but have different meanings.
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  • wringer:
    a machine that wrings wet clothes in order to squeeze the water out of them.
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