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wrecks

noun
plural of wreck

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the violent coming together of two bodies into destructive contact
  • a dangerous stretch of roadway that has been the scene of numerous car wrecks

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wrecks

verb
present tense third-person singular of wreck

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1 to cause irreparable damage to (a ship) by running aground or sinking
  • many an unwary captain has wrecked his ship on the shoals that surround the island

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2 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • most of the furniture on the ground floor was wrecked by the floodwaters

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“Wrecks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wrecks. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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