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adjective as in sunk

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There are hundreds of shipwrecks scattered up and down America’s eastern coastline, Taylor notes.

People often think of shipwrecks like these as time capsules, she says.

Nor was Robert Redford for his towering, largely dialogue-less turn as a stoic, shipwrecked badass in All is Lost.

Philippines News, the girls get shipwrecked and dive straight into all sorts of hijinks.

In Twelfth Night, twins again, this time male and female, are shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, each believing the other dead.

As the hours passed, Lehman worried about their increasingly late start—she'd been shipwrecked on these waters before.

A couple of years afterwards he was shipwrecked going round the coast on the Masbate.

Menendez, on hearing of this, immediately marched in search of the shipwrecked crew, numbering nearly one hundred men.

With his bark engulfed, no fate awaited him but to perish of hunger and cold, like the poor shipwrecked sailor on "The Man Rock."

This was the second rescue of shipwrecked crew and passengers that I had made, and I felt a little too proud of it, I suppose.

His trials lasted two years more, after which he became a sailor, was shipwrecked and carried back to Cracow.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shipwrecked, such as: grounded, marooned, reefed, stranded, wrecked, and cast away.

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