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With coronavirus still wreaking havoc on the economy, social unrest scrambling consumer sentiment and marketers pressured to prove their spending is driving results, many are focusing their spending on programs happening just a few weeks out.
‘NOTHING QUITE LIKE BEING FORCED’: PUBLISHERS WHIP UP QUICKER, CHEAPER AD PRODUCTS FOR ADVERTISERSMAX WILLENSAUGUST 27, 2020DIGIDAY
The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the supply chains of companies around the world—prompting firms in 80% of sectors globally to recalibrate their operations in some fashion, according to analysts at Bank of America Global Research.
IT WOULD COST $1 TRILLION TO MOVE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS OUT OF CHINA—BUT THE LONG-TERM GAINS COULD BE WORTH ITREYMASHAYEKHIAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
There’s a limit to how much news we can take in as the virus wreaks havoc on our health, economy, and social lives.
IF YOUR SPIRITS NEED A BOOST, WATCH ‘FRASIER’KATHI WOLFEAUGUST 13, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
For example, researchers have documented how the sweltering waters can bleach corals and wreak havoc on kelp forests.
SPECIES MAY SWIM THOUSANDS OF KILOMETERS TO ESCAPE OCEAN HEAT WAVESCAROLYN GRAMLINGAUGUST 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Keep in mind this brilliant marketing hack from McDonald’s for times when a seemingly minor customer complaint starts to wreak havoc for your business by going viral.
PODCASTS AND INTERNET MARKETING: ARE YOU MISSING THE BOAT?NASIRABADI REZAJULY 30, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
I am allowed to live only so long as I am a willing tool, and foolish enough to wreak their evil will upon my people.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
Chaos is theirs, in which to wreak their mysterious vengeance: the den of the winds is more monstrous than that of lions.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
It was one of the last acts of Gage to plan with the Admiral how to wreak vengeance on the inhabitants of both those ports.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
Then she fell again to thinking of her wrongs and planning how she should wreak vengeance upon Margaret Edes.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
I was lifted up and cried aloud in the joy of having someone on whom to wreak my vengeance.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
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JULY 25, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO WREAK

  • afflicted
  • assailed
  • attacked
  • avenged
  • befell
  • brought down on
  • descended upon
  • force upon
  • imposed
  • inflicted
  • pained
  • punished
  • smote
  • troubled
  • wreaked
  • wrecked
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