épreindre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin exprimere, present active infinitive of exprimō. Doublet of exprimer, a borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

épreindre

  1. (archaic, rare) to squeeze out, draw out by pressing, to extract
    Synonyms: extraire, exprimer

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is conjugated like peindre. It uses the same endings as rendre or vendre, but its -nd- becomes -gn- before a vowel, and its past participle ends in ‘t’ instead of a vowel.

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