Noun(1) something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation(2) an accident that destroys a ship at sea(3) a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles(4) a ship that has been destroyed at sea
Verb(1) smash or break forcefully
(1) I remember reading something about a train wreck in Britain which killed thirty, but in which three or four people simply went missing.(2) In the end they ruled out only such serious illnesses as active or malignant disease which the doctor thought would totally wreck the child's chance of a healthy life.(3) Flames visible for miles tore through the roof of a disused school in Windhill, Shipley, last night, leaving the building a wreck .(4) The driver overshot the last station before the wreck , and a crew member and several passengers speculated the train was speeding to make up time.(5) the wreck of their marriage(6) The whole point of this storyline is that he has reduced her to a gibbering wreck through emotional and verbal cruelty without any physical violence.(7) the plane was reduced to a smoldering wreck(8) The father of his younger brothers treated Erik and his older sister as his own, but he died last summer in a car wreck .(9) I knew I was going to be an emotional wreck , judging from how quickly my moods were changing.(10) The phone call will come, and even though I have been expecting it, I'll still be an emotional wreck .(11) a train wreck(12) The sale of the manor in 1681 included profits of wreck , stone, and timber from the shore, and new land 'accruing by violence of the sea'.(13) Since its closure in October, the club building became a burnt-out wreck after being targeted by vandals and being gutted by two separate fires.(14) the survivors of the wreck(15) They made their unusual find after echo-sounding equipment on board their ship detected the wreck , and they then explored its hold on a further dive.(16) My dad was an emotional wreck and my mom completely withdrew from everything around her.
(1) train wreck :: trein wrak
1. shipwreck ::
2. wreckage ::
3. crash ::
4. demolish ::
5. shipwreck ::
6. ruin ::
7. wrack ::
Different Formswreck, wreckage, wrecked, wrecker, wreckers, wrecking, wrecks
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