"wring" in the noun sense
1. squeeze, wring
a twisting squeeze
"gave the wet cloth a wring"
"wring" in the verb sense
1. contort, deform, distort, wring
twist and press out of shape
2. wring, wrench
twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish
"Wring one's hand"
3. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring
obtain by coercion or intimidation
"They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"
"They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid
"wring the towels"
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