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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To compress by squeezing or twisting especially so as to make dry or to extract moisture or liquid.

Usage examples (33)
  • But Summerall insists the hand-wringing is behind him.
  • His moral hand wringing is a sop that makes him even more appealing.
  • I think the hand-wringing about the hand-wringing is out of control.
  • No amount of earnest hand-wringing is going to legitimise Olympic censorship for more
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