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past tense of wring
as in squeezed
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 earned
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 pried
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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“Wrung.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wrung. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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