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Squeeze out   /skwiz aʊt/   Listen
Squeeze out

verb
1.
Force out.
2.
Make by laborious and precarious means.  Synonym: eke out.
3.
Extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing.  Synonym: wring out.
4.
Obtain with difficulty.  Synonym: eke out.
5.
Form or shape by forcing through an opening.  Synonym: extrude.
6.
Cause to come out in a squirt.  Synonyms: eject, force out, squirt.






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"Squeeze out" Quotes from Famous Books



... shall I lay wait for them and trap them, my son. No; I can't do that now. Be best for them, though, to keep quite out o' my way. Now then, open the door just a little way, so that you can squeeze out and get hold of the dog, Mr Dallas. If he gets in we shall have ...
— To Win or to Die - A Tale of the Klondike Gold Craze • George Manville Fenn

... sobbed out, and you bet that surprised me—me that was comforting her for all I was worth! I patted her on the back of the neck, and thought hard what other soothings I could squeeze out. Then I had an idea. "Tell you what, Peg," I said, "it's too darned bad of Dr. Denbigh, if he just did it for meanness, when you haven't done anything to him. But maybe he got riled because you begged him so to let you ...
— The Whole Family - A Novel by Twelve Authors • William Dean Howells, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Mary Heaton Vorse, Mary Stewart Cutting, Elizabeth Jo



Words linked to "Squeeze out" :   earn, pull in, pull, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, pull up, make, can, fire, gain, obtain, extravasate, compress, contract, extract, dismiss, create, displace, produce, realize, take out, spritz, bring in, take in, realise, discharge, sack, send away, squeeze, draw out, terminate, press, compact, constrict, clear, pull out



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