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noun as in remains

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noun as in ruins

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The pandemic has also left some travelers agentless, combing the industry’s wreckage in search of a new travel professional.

They want to just move along — smiling politely in the face of the wreckage.

We ask that you do not air photos of the wreckage, helicopter in the air or accident scene.

As college football tries to emerge from the wreckage of 2020, this game could set a hopeful tone.

In a nationwide referendum on Sunday, Swiss voters will decide whether companies headquartered there should be held legally liable for whatever environment wreckage and human rights abuses occur as a result of their operations, no matter where.

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The wreckage lies no more than around 100 feet down in the Java Sea.

Search teams find dozens of people and jet debris floating in the Java Sea, as the airline confirms the wreckage is from QZ8501.

The wreckage of the Airbus A320 has been located in relatively shallow water.

As the sun set on Monday and the search was called off for the day, there had been no positive update on the possible wreckage.

Pakistani troops even fought off militants attempting to reach the wreckage of drones that had crashed.

Charred beams and blackened walls showed stark and gaunt in the glow of a smoldering mass of wreckage.

Then the company had become bankrupt and only a miserable ninety pounds a year had been saved from the wreckage.

There were no odds and ends, even, of wreckage which I could salvage for one more week of the old life.

The position in which the wreckage was said to have been seen on the Monday morning was verified by sights taken on that morning.

"Not when John Fly am carryin' dem," put in the colored waiter, who stood looking at the wreckage with a sober face.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wreckage, such as: debris, rubble, wreck, remnants, and ruins.

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