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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Clasping and squeezing of the hands, often in distress.
  • n. An excessive expression of distress: handwringing by some experts over the state of the economy.

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  • n. Alternative form of hand wringing.

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