To extract by applying pressure:
(Informal) To extort from.
To torture on a rack
Extort is defined as using violence or threats to get something from someone.
To distort is defined as to change something or shape something in a way that changes it from the truth or from what it should be.
The definition of contort is to twist or bend out very out of shape.
To misapply; to misinterpret designedly.
To copy out or quote (a passage from a book, etc.); excerpt
To call for; make necessary; require
To press together.
To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
To divert or deflect:
To stir the emotions:
To turn using a wrench:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To subject to torsion
To die from suffocation or strangulation; choke.
(US, slang, dated) To examine (a student) rigidly; to subject to a severe examination.
To squeeze the juice or other contents from:
To press, squeeze, or bind painfully:
To be successful in coming or going:
Find another word for wringing. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wringing, like: squeezing, gouging, racking, extorting, deforming, distorting, contorting, perverting, extracting, exacting and compressing.