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wringer

noun
     
wring‧er [countable]
1DHC a machine with two parts that roll over each other and press on wet clothes to remove water [= mangle]
2

go through the wringer

American English informal to have a lot of problems and upsetting experiences:
She's really been through the wringer since her husband died.
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