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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To twist a wet fabric with the goal of removing water (past tense).

Usage examples (38)
  • I wrung out my clothes after I washed them in the river.
  • Out of nothing he created a large staff of clerks, wrung from the Dutch
  • Silent Hill is the best possible movie that can be wrung from a video game.
  • The very money they dribble out in their child's schemes has been wrung from the poor. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like wrung which means to twist in order to squeeze out, is rung which is a step on a ladder or to have sounded a bell.
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