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Synonyms for wreak

Synonyms for wreak

to cause to undergo or bear (something unwelcome or damaging, for example)

to exact revenge for or from

Synonyms for wreak

cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

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Fear might drive him to the attempt now that he knew the manner of horrible pack that was upon his trail, and that Tarzan of the Apes was following him to wreak upon him the vengeance that he deserved.
The film is pretty familiar stuff, but as Raiden - who has been on the booze since being forced to kill his master - Owen is grizzled and determined as he wreaks vengeance.
However, havoc is wreaked when the medium inadvertently attracts Charles' deceased first wife, Elvira, who soon wreaks havoc upon the household.
And Yasmeen Godder's Strawberry Cream and Gunpowder portrays the brutality in Israelis' daily lives and the anguish that it wreaks, www.
Financial media strategy is far more important today than it has ever been," said Bill Wreaks, President, JFAM, Publisher, Wreaks Media Group.
For example, desert sand wreaks havoc on an aircraft engine.
Meanwhile, state functions cut into her make-out time with Michael, Lilly wreaks havoc, tourists need rescuing from a sinking ship, and hilarious disasters ensue as Mia struggles to master her royal responsibilities.
The wind is always the one denominator that wreaks havoc with firefighters,'' said Joe Luna, a spokesman for the Ventura County Fire Department.
The Cat Came Back) packs a polymorphous punch and soon wreaks havoc on the home the sleeping patterns of Doris and Roger and their appliances and their befuddled dog.
Liability issues must be resolved: Who is to blame if an artificial organism wreaks havoc?
When sea-surface temperatures rise above normal, bad-boy El Nino wreaks havoc on worldwide weather.
Now that physicians have grudgingly conceded that the bacterium Helicobacter pylori is responsible for most ulcers, and probably for some stomach cancer as well, the next step is to determine how it wreaks such havoc.
Patricia is indeed wicked, but Dorothy is her redemption, struggling between her desire and her shame over the havoc Patricia wreaks.