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verb as in destroy

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So I began to wrack my brain to come up at least once a day with a pearl of wit or wisdom.

Now I say it ain't a-goin' to be more'n two hours befo' this wrack breaks up and washes off down the river.

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

Suddenly something seemed to rise and assume form out of the storm-wrack, and this gradually grew into the shape of a vessel.

The waters of the sea are poured in thunder wrack upon the hills and run in rivers back into the sea.

The moon had gone in, and a misty scud-wrack spreading itself overhead was creeping around the dim crags on high.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wrack, such as: decimate, torment, wreck, avenge, defeat, and ruin.

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