Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: wring

Definition: twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)


Sentences Containing 'wring'

All day long they do nothing but calculate, contrive, consult how to wring their profit out of food-stuffs, farm-plots and the like.
But the count, disregarding his cry, continued to wring the bandit's wrist, until, his arm being dislocated, he fell first on his knees, then flat on the floor.
Her father's only answer was to draw his hands through his white hair, and wring them with a shriek of anguish.
I'm constantly asking myself, How can I wring as much music and meaning as possible out of those six strings?
In his review, Kapur stated that he felt the Six Man Tag Team match was "an overbooked train wreck whose only saving grace was Styles's performance, as he tried to wring out something decent out of the old-timers".
Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

::: brochure - pamphlet
::: babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
::: nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
::: celerity - speed; rapidity
::: quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
::: prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
::: founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
::: elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
::: libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word