present tense third-person singular of wring
as in extorts
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

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as in earns
to get with great difficulty after years of trying to wring a decent profit out of the business, he is finally giving up

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as in pries
to draw out by force or with effort willing to use torture if necessary in order to wring the information out of the terrorist

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“Wrings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wrings. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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