wreck

Part of speech: verb

To shipwreck; destroy; ruin; bring destruction upon.

Part of speech: noun

The act of wrecking; total ruin; shipwreck.

Part of speech: noun

That which has been wrecked or ruined, as a stranded ship, etc.

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Usage examples "wreck":

  1. Tom and Ned walked forward along the length of the wreck. - "Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails", Victor Appleton.
  2. The black thing in the water close to the shore is not a wreck at all. - "Just So Stories", Rudyard Kipling.
  3. Every article that had been obtained from the wreck was now exposed to view, and a fixed price set upon it. - "The Boy Slaves", Mayne Reid.