v. twist; squeeze; compress, especially so as to extract liquid
Chase hopes to wring more profits by offering more products.
Sentence in Classic:
In a long life of acts which were often not pleasant to do, and which sometimes did wring my heart, I have never had so heavy a task as now.
While this dialogue was proceeding, Cedric was endeavouring to wring out of those who guarded him an avowal of their character and purpose.
An excessive emotion was required to wring from him, once or twice a year, that lugubrious laugh of the convict, which is like the echo of the laugh of a demon.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
He approached Marius, who still lay livid and motionless, and to whom the physician had returned, and began once more to wring his hands.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
They were gulping at their canteens, fierce to wring every mite of water from them, and they polished at their swollen and watery features with coat sleeves and bunches of grass.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
Like his Master, he knew that, if he saved others, himself he could not save; nor could utmost extremity wring from him words, save of prayers and holy trust.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context