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
The impact ejected a 60-year-old man who died at the wreckage site.
Angela Merkel is lucky to come out of the wreckage of Germany’s election with her hold on the chancellery more or less intact.
Nearly a year after Donald Trump’s election shocked the prognosticators, ivory-tower types are still sifting through the wreckage.
Everyone is trying to sort through the wreckage of the FBI’s findings, with many wondering what other shoes (and programs) are still to drop.
The simmering remains of the house were hot to the touch when Carlos returned earlier this week to sift through the wreckage.
Bret Bielema’s time at Arkansas has seen him lift the program out of the wreckage of the Bobby Petrino era, peaking in 2015 with an 8-5 record that included five SEC wins.
Each ship carries pieces of wreckage from the sites where al Qaeda terrorists crashed hijacked commercial jets in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania in 2001.
After the failure of Trumpcare, Donald Trump and the Republican Party are sorting through post-hurricane 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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