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English III

Read this sentence from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address:
It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not that we be not judged.

What does the word wringing mean as used in this sentence? (4 points)


Painfully extracting

Simply getting

Strongly twisting

Thoughtfully suggesting

*I think it is C based on the definitions I have read, does anyone agree?

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  1. I think A is better.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Yeah I get what you mean

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  3. I think A is better too

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