wring out

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Related to wring out: slack off
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Verb1.wring out - extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressingwring out - extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing; "wring out the washcloth"
extract, pull out, pull up, draw out, take out, pull - remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram"
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She adds sparkle to a film that lurches uncontrollably in pace and tone, and could wring out some of its own wacky excesses.
However, you're supposed lo wring out the sponge every day after firing.
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