Origin of wring
OTHER WORDS FROM wringoutwring, verb (used with object), out·wrung, out·wring·ing.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wringring, wring
How to use wring in a sentence
Is there a more dreadful sensation than that of your stomach wringing itself out like a washcloth?
This is why there will not be much hand-wringing over the Archbishop of Canterbury confessing to doubting the existence of God.
Both have elicited the same hand wringing and pearls clutching.
Some artists were just happy to have their music out [but] the labels were just wringing their hands.15 Years After Napster: How the Music Service Changed the Industry|Alex Suskind|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And really, there is no indication that he has one, at least not one worth wringing our hands over.Justin Bieber: Not a Racist, But Is He Really a N*****?|John McWhorter|June 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tressan fell suddenly to groaning and wringing his hands a pathetic figure had it been less absurd.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Children who were going to bed heard the servant girls in the kitchen wringing their hands, and crying "God preserve us!"Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
There was only time for the picture—the tiny beast lying there and her owner wringing his hands.
And, as a great many females were wringing their hands in France those days, he had gone away, rather sorry for her.
She tried a pantomime of washing her hands, but to the boy she had appeared to be merely wringing them.