Thesaurus / wrack
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She was a fine ladyish person, and things would have gone to wrack and ruin if Miss Palmer had not gone to her.

Bristol BellsEmma Marshall

Not a wrack of it was left, and in its place the strong sea-breath beat upon their faces.

BeatriceH. Rider Haggard

In the tempest's wrack the stars are dim and faith 's the only compass.

Wappin' WharfCharles S. Brooks

And they came forward like the wrack of a surviving army at judgement day.

Hunters Out of SpaceJoseph Everidge Kelleam

The little old coral house is going to wrack and ruin and the baby ain't been properly took care of since she left.

Biltmore OswaldJ. Thorne Smith, Jr.

“Sanguine” means “blood red”; “rack” or “wrack” is broken or floating cloud.

Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10Charles Herbert Sylvester

And, of course, he had never found time to wrack his brains for the passages that eluded him.

The WorshippersDamon Francis Knight

"And leave not a wrack behind," moaned Anne Linton, closing her eyes.

Red Pepper's PatientsGrace S. Richmond

A wave of heat broke from the pillar-stove and spread through the shop, strewing the heavier smells like a wrack behind it.

The Divine FireMay Sinclair

I perceived the smell of the wrack, the smell of the sea, the good strong smell of sea coasts.

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