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synonyms for wrung

  • compressed
  • dried
  • pressed
  • twisted
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How to use wrung in a sentence

With a groan, wrung from the very depths of his heart, he tossed the man a gold-piece; another to the woman.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The girl threw herself into a chair, with her back towards him, and wrung her hands; but made no reply.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Ministers wrung their hands, the king sent for his confessor, the queen wept—but the nation groaned.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He jumped to his feet and wrung both her hands and kissed them to her great embarrassment.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Clipperton hesitated a moment, then rushed forward, caught Matt's hand, and wrung it fervently.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The silks should not be wrung, but well shaken and hung up smoothly to dry, and mangled while damp.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
A strainer of bark cloth is plunged into it at times, and wrung out so as to carry away the small fragments of root.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
She was wrung and shaken with her agony, her eyes shut, her face uplifted, her muscles turned to stone.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
It wrung all his soul, it shook him as the tempest shakes a leaf—the sight of this awful agony.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
I break down at every paragraph, I may observe; and lie here and sweat, till I can get one sentence wrung out after another.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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WORDS RELATED TO WRUNG

  • afraid
  • agitated
  • alarmed
  • all nerves
  • anguished
  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • bothered
  • constrained
  • dismayed
  • disquieted
  • disturbed
  • edgy
  • fearful
  • fidgety
  • fretful
  • harassed
  • ill at ease
  • impatient
  • in turmoil
  • insecure
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • jittery
  • jumpy
  • nervous
  • on edge
  • on the qui vive
  • palpitant
  • peevish
  • perplexed
  • perturbed
  • precarious
  • restive
  • restless
  • shaken
  • shaky
  • strained
  • suspicious
  • tense
  • tormented
  • troubled
  • unquiet
  • unsettled
  • unstable
  • upset
  • vexed
  • worried
  • wrung
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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