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Words nearby rung
Definition for rung (2 of 2)
Origin of rung2
OTHER WORDS FROM rungrungless, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH rungrung , wrung.
Example sentences from the Web for rung
I was of extremely low rank, a Senior Aircraftman – only one rung above the bottom.
She said that at one point someone had rung her mother and said "eye for an eye, you deserve to die".
This boosts the average SAT scores at the college, and the school moves up a rung on the rankings ladder.Steve Cohen on the Three Biggest College Admissions Lies|Steve Cohen|September 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A graduate of Smith College and Georgetown Law School, Cutter, 43, has climbed the political ladder one rung at a time.How Stephanie Cutter, Obama’s One-Woman Warrior, Wages Political Combat|Lauren Ashburn|September 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
How many 911-like alarms have been rung since Obama was elected?Trayvon Martin’s Shooting Mirrors America’s Paranoia About Barack Obama|Lee Siegel|March 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The existing bell, which is rung on all great occasions, was cast in 1505.Verdun Argonne-Metz 1914-1918|Anonymous
It is said that this Copland gave the great bell, which made the fifth in the ring, to be rung nightly at nine of the clock.The Survey of London|John Stow
When this third hour had been bellowed away, and the bell had rung unheard the advent of a fourth—presto—in came Mons.
Rung, smiling and putting his finger tips together, replied, 'How does it happen that I know so much about you?'The Argosy|Various
Had the bells been all of silver, rung by fairies, the notes could not have been sweeter.The Chauffeur and the Chaperon|C. N. Williamson