Examples of wreckage in a Sentence
Workers sifted through the wreckage of the building, searching for bodies.
They cleared the wreckage from the track.
Recent Examples of wreckage from the Web
Moscow is refusing Warsaw’s requests for the return of the plane’s wreckage or its flight recorders, making any investigation harder for the Poles but also fueling suspicions about whether there was anything to hide.
A truck crash closed inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway at Montrose Avenue early Monday while crews worked to clean up the wreckage and a resulting fuel spill, authorities said.
Though the Virginia wreckage was discovered in 2001, the vessel has been slowly carried farther into the Gulf by mudslides.
Rescue workers have collected part of a fuselage and a helmet amid a debris field from the wreckage.
Bukele countered with newspaper ads featuring a trail of rubble and wreckage left by an enormous club-wielding clown who resembled a homicidal-lunatic version of corporate mascot Ronald McDonald.
Here's Varys consulting with Tyrion, with the usual goblets of wine: Tyrion also appears in the wreckage of the battle from last week's episode, examining the scorched field Daenerys and Drogon left behind.
When the wreckage from this presidency is cleared away, there will be only one party that possesses a politically and substantively workable governing model.
Emergency crews reportedly underwent excavation procedures to remove injured people from the wreckage.
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First Known Use of wreckage
Synonymsannihilation, decimation, demolishment, demolition, desolation, devastation, extermination, extinction, havoc, loss, mincemeat, obliteration, ruin, ruination, wastage, destruction
Antonymsbuilding, construction, erection, raising
Related Wordsdepredation, despoilment, despoliation; breakup, collapse, disintegration, dissolution; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughter; dismantlement, effacement, eradication
Near Antonymsrescue, salvage, salvation, saving; conservation, preservation, protection; reclamation, reconstruction, re-creation, refurbishment, regeneracy, remodeling, renovation, restoration
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