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shipwreck

ship·wreck

shipwreck

 
pronunciation:
shIp rek
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the destruction or loss of a ship, as by being thrown against rocks or broken up in a storm.
similar words:
wreck
definition 2: the remains of a grounded, wrecked, or sunken ship.
similar words:
wreck
definition 3: unforeseen destruction; ruin.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: shipwrecked, shipwrecking, shipwrecks
definition 1: to cause (a ship) to be wrecked or sunk.
definition 2: to bring unforeseen destruction or ruin to.
definition 3: to strand or make suffer because of a shipwreck.
They were shipwrecked on a tiny island.
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