Synonyms and Antonyms of WRING

to get (as money) by the use of force or threats <that bill collector is willing to do anything to wring money out of deadbeats>
Synonyms exact, wrest, wring
to get with great difficulty <after years of trying to wring a decent profit out of the business, he is finally giving up>
Synonyms scrape (up or together), scrounge, squeeze, wrest, wring
to move by or as if by a forceful rotation <I'm so mad I could wring your neck>
Synonyms twist, wrest, wring
to draw out by force or with effort <willing to use torture if necessary in order to wring the information out of the terrorist>
Synonyms corkscrew, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, wring, yank
Related Words mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdraw

April 18, 2015
wimple Hear it
to veil, ripple, or meander
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