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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Wreck \Wreck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrecked; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. 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.
Supposing that they saw the king's ship wrecked.
2. To bring wreck or ruin upon by any kind of violence; to
destroy, as a railroad train.
3. To involve in a wreck; hence, to cause to suffer ruin; to
balk of success, and bring disaster on.
Weak and envied, if they should conspire,
They wreck themselves. --Daniel.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: destroyed in an accident; "a wrecked ship"; "a highway
full of wrecked cars"
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
40 Moby Thesaurus words for "wrecked":
aground, ausgespielt, bankrupt, blasted, blighted, botched, broken,
castaway, desolated, destroyed, devastated, done for, done in,
down-and-out, fallen, finished, foundered, gone to pot, grounded,
high and dry, in ruins, irremediable, kaput, marooned, marred,
on the rocks, overthrown, ravaged, ruined, ruinous, set fast,
shipwrecked, spoiled, spoilt, stranded, stuck, stuck fast, swamped,
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