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See definition of shipwreck on Dictionary.com
  • as inwreck
  • as incastaway
  • as inhulk
  • as insink
  • as inwreck
  • as insubmerse
  • as indefeat

synonyms for shipwreck

  • collapse
  • crash
  • debacle
  • debris
  • destruction
  • devastation
  • hulk
  • mess
  • ruin
  • wreckage
  • crate
  • derelict
  • disruption
  • heap
  • jalopy
  • junk
  • junker
  • litter
  • relic
  • ruins
  • total
  • waste
  • fender bender
  • pile-up
  • rear-ender
  • smashup
See also synonyms for: shipwrecked / shipwrecking
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    While traveling 1,000 miles on her custom fat bike, Leeming wove past aging shipwrecks and sun-bleached animal bones and took in stunning views of the arid landscape.
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    Thus wanderingMy thought in this immensity is drowned;And sweet to me is shipwreck on this sea.
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    It was her daughter, Helene, who had just escaped shipwreck, saving only one child.
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    He was all they had, this baby—he was all they had saved out of the ruin of their lives, out of the shipwreck of their love.
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    In the rocky gorges of the ocean we may often trace a strange permanent impersonation of shipwreck.
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    He was busy only among the breakers: he seemed absorbed in saving the smaller parts of the shipwreck.
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    He took advantage of every high tide to strip the reefs of everything which the shipwreck had distributed among them.
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    WORDS RELATED TO SHIPWRECK

    • derelict
    • leper
    • maroon
    • outcast
    • outlaw
    • pariah
    • renegade
    • reprobate
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    • waif
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