wrecker


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Synonyms for wrecker

something that causes total loss or severe impairment, as of one's health, fortune, honor, or hopes

Synonyms for wrecker

someone who demolishes or dismantles buildings as a job

someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks

a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)

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As it moved up the wrecker bed and came under the lights, I started to take notice of the tire, paint color, and body design.
Included in the MTA fleet of specialty vehicles are the wreckers stationed at each end of the tunnels beneath the Boston Harbor.
During a second "drawdown," two wreckers were taken out to the joint security station and used to move 20-foot MILVANs [military-owned demountable containers].
And it's funny that she's being portrayed as this home wrecker," he said.
David Snr, of Blackpool, said: "He denies he's a marriage wrecker.
30pm First Great Western with a trainload of passengers, and having broken down at Bristol Parkway and left for two hours waiting for a replacement train on a storm-swept station, I could not help reflecting on Tony Blair's proposed speech 'reformist/wreckers' implying that anyone opposing his privatisation plan is a wrecker.
Tenders are invited for Citywide Wrecker Services Over and Under 10k Pounds
If you see that the winch on your wrecker isn't spooled correctly, fix the problem by re-spooling it right
It has three lifts, a service and waiting area with TV and books, a wrecker service, and other automobile services close by.
As for it causing 87,000 premature deaths, this is nothing compared to the biggest killer and wrecker of people's lives - alcohol.
Unfortunately, I was a Wrecker because I realised early doors if you wanted to be on the right side of Willie John McBride you had to be a Wrecker.
The VIPER system will be shown integrated into the Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck ("HEMTT") Wrecker vehicle.
SINCE RECOVERY CAN BE DANGEROUS, IT'S BEST TO GET SOLDIERS TRAINED UP ON RECOVERY OPERATIONS, INCLUDING WRECKER SAFETY--BEFORE THEIR BOOTS HIT THE GROUND IN SWA.
Is Darcy a single-minded relationship wrecker or a white knight dressed in too-stuffy armor?