wring


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to alter the position of by a sharp, forcible twisting or turning movement

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to obtain by coercion or intimidation

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a twisting squeeze

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twist and press out of shape

twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish

obtain by coercion or intimidation

twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid

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One precaution to take, though: Make sure you wear long sleeves, gloves, goggles and a faceshield when you wring out the sponge.
To create a sufficient force to wring blocks together, all gage blocks need this film.
These regions mediate a mental struggle to wring the right memory out of conflicting knowledge that springs to mind during tip-of-the-tongue states, according to a report in the Aug.
"Children can bring great joy," it said, "if you don't wring their necks first."
Clearly, if Fred Poses succeeds in applying the lessons he learned at AlliedSignal to the sound footings constructed by his predecessor, American Standard will be able to wring impressive performance from an organization that encompasses every hue in the spectrum of production technology.
Drain and refresh under cold water, then drain and wring out well in a clean tea towel.
Tenders are invited for letter wring on mukhadwaram arch at dornala
The area is currently being demolished by Wring Demolition to make way for a new apartment block.
Dip a clean cheese-cloth in clean water and wring it almost dry.
HILLARY Clinton admits she wanted to "wring Bill's neck" after he lied to her about his affair with Monica Lewinsky.
K-12 schools, which have led parents, administrators and politicians to wring their collective hands that not enough was being done to prevent such tragedies.
In Africa's colonial history, Ethiopia was less a victim than an astute player in the imperial game, able to wring territorial concessions out of otherwise haughty European powers.
Extensive overhauls of the Tevatron ring's two main detectors--to be completed by early next year--will wring more information from the higher collision rate.
Vincent Bingham, Dule Hill, Jimmy Tate, and Baakari Wilder are his cohorts in tap; Jared Crawford and Raymond King are street drummers who can wring a beat from a paint bucket and panhandle old saucepans into sweet percussion.
As it is, he had little option but to wring every possible square metre of floor area from the permitted building envelope, to meet APUR's constraints on the one hand and SEMAEST'S requirements on the other.