wreck


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Synonyms for wreck

Synonyms for wreck

the act of destroying or state of being destroyed

a wrecking of a vehicle

an abrupt disastrous failure

the remains of something destroyed, disintegrated, or decayed

to damage, disable, or destroy (a seacraft)

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to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

Synonyms for wreck

something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation

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an accident that destroys a ship at sea

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a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)

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a ship that has been destroyed at sea

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smash or break forcefully

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The lightning showed us the wreck again just in time, and we fetched the stabboard derrick, and made fast there.
came to England, and there the officers and the scientists, filled with compassion for the pitiful wreck of a man they had rescued from the jungles, furnished Paulvitch with funds and bid him and his Ajax Godspeed.
He tried to get on to Vanikoro, where, according to the Lascar, he would find numerous debris of the wreck, but winds and tides prevented him.
Captain Phips sailed from England in the Rose Algier, and cruised for nearly two years in the West Indies, endeavoring to find the wreck of the Spanish ship.
The wreck then righted, but was a mere hulk, full of water, with a heavy sea washing over it, and all the hatches off.
these walls - these ivy-clad arcades - These mouldering plinths - these sad and blackened shafts - These vague entablatures - this crumbling frieze - These shattered cornices - this wreck - this ruin - These stones - alas
The mainmast followed by the board before we had doubled our distance from the wreck.
It started as the wreck of the simple Swiss family who looked up and saw the butter tree, but soon a glorious inspiration of the night turned it into the wreck of David A and Oliver Bailey.
The sea was quiet, so that the wreck had only a gently undulating motion, that was nothing to the swimmer who had had no sleep for twenty hours.
Towards the PallMall Arch the people were standing in thousands, trying to get near the wreck of the huge Zeppelin, which completely blocked all the traffic through St.
He and I were the two survivors of the wreck of the Huahine," Tudor explained to the others.
London, after the wreck of the Minota, deliberately and shamelessly stole her from the Minota's skipper.
Why has your face gone down with the wreck of all the rest?
My friend," said the Office Seeker, "you see before you the wreck of an ambitious man - ruined by the pursuit of place and power.
a mere bullet- stroke and a brief unconsciousness should not make one a physical wreck.