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    Definition:
    Wreck - (v. t. & n.) See 2d & 3d Wreak.
    Wreck - (v. t.) The destruction or injury of a vessel by being cast on shore, or on rocks, or by being disabled or sunk by the force of winds or waves; shipwreck.
    Wreck - (v. t.) Destruction or injury of anything, especially by violence; ruin; as, the wreck of a railroad train.
    Wreck - (v. t.) The ruins of a ship stranded; a ship dashed against rocks or land, and broken, or otherwise rendered useless, by violence and fracture; as, they burned the wreck.
    Wreck - (v. t.) The remain of anything ruined or fatally injured.
    Wreck - (v. t.) Goods, etc., which, after a shipwreck, are cast upon the land by the sea.
    Wreck - (v. t.) To destroy, disable, or seriously damage, as a vessel, by driving it against the shore or on rocks, by causing it to become unseaworthy, to founder, or the like; to shipwreck.
    Wreck - (v. t.) To bring wreck or ruin upon by any kind of violence; to destroy, as a railroad train.
    Wreck - (v. t.) To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to balk of success, and bring disaster on.
    Wreck - (v. i.) To suffer wreck or ruin.
    Wreck - (v. i.) To work upon a wreck, as in saving property or lives, or in plundering.
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    Bewreck - (v. t.) To wreck.
    Shipwreck - (n.) The breaking in pieces, or shattering, of a ship or other vessel by being cast ashore or driven against rocks, shoals, etc., by the violence of the winds and waves.
    Shipwreck - (n.) A ship wrecked or destroyed upon the water, or the parts of such a ship; wreckage.
    Shipwreck - (n.) Fig.: Destruction; ruin; irretrievable loss.
    Shipwrecked - (imp. & p. p.) of Shipwreck
    Shipwrecking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shipwreck
    Shipwreck - (v. t.) To destroy, as a ship at sea, by running ashore or on rocks or sandbanks, or by the force of wind and waves in a tempest.
    Shipwreck - (v. t.) To cause to experience shipwreck, as sailors or passengers. Hence, to cause to suffer some disaster or loss; to destroy or ruin, as if by shipwreck; to wreck; as, to shipwreck a business.
    Wrecked - (imp. & p. p.) of Wreck
    Wrecking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Wreck
    Wreckage - (n.) The act of wrecking, or state of being wrecked.
    Wreckage - (n.) That which has been wrecked; remains of a wreck.
    Wrecker - (n.) One who causes a wreck, as by false lights, and the like.
    Wrecker - (n.) One who searches fro, or works upon, the wrecks of vessels, etc. Specifically: (a) One who visits a wreck for the purpose of plunder. (b) One who is employed in saving property or lives from a wrecked vessel, or in saving the vessel; as, the wreckers of Key West.
    Wrecker - (n.) A vessel employed by wreckers.
    Wreckfish - (n.) A stone bass.
    Wreckful - (a.) Causing wreck; involving ruin; destructive.
    Wrecking - () a. & n. from Wreck, v.
    Wreck-master - (n.) A person appointed by law to take charge of goods, etc., thrown on shore after a shipwreck.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Wreck - n. 1 the sinking or running aground of a ship. 2 ship that has suffered a wreck. 3 greatly damaged building, thing, or person. 4 (foll. By of) wretched remnant. v. 1 a seriously damage (a vehicle etc.). B ruin (hopes, a life, etc.). 2 cause the wreck of (a ship). [anglo-french wrec from germanic]
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    Shipwreck - n. 1 a destruction of a ship by a storm, foundering, etc. B ship so destroyed. 2 (often foll. By of) ruin of hopes, dreams, etc. v. 1 inflict shipwreck on. 2 suffer shipwreck.
    Wreckage - n. 1 wrecked material. 2 remnants of a wreck. 3 act of wrecking.
    Wrecker - n. 1 person or thing that wrecks or destroys. 2 esp. Us person employed in demolition or breaking up damaged vehicles. 3 esp. Hist. Person on the shore who tries to bring about a shipwreck for plunder or profit.
    Wreckage - n. 1 wrecked material. 2 remnants of a wreck. 3 act of wrecking.
    Wrecker - n. 1 person or thing that wrecks or destroys. 2 esp. Us person employed in demolition or breaking up damaged vehicles. 3 esp. Hist. Person on the shore who tries to bring about a shipwreck for plunder or profit.

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