shipwrecking 1 of 2

as in wrecking
the destruction or loss of a ship the shipwrecking of the Titanic by an iceberg ranks as one of the greatest disasters in the annals of the sea

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shipwrecking

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verb

present participle of shipwreck
as in scuttling
to cause irreparable damage to (a ship) by running aground or sinking the yachtsman fell asleep at the wheel and shipwrecked his ketch on the rocks

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“Shipwrecking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shipwrecking. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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