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ship·wreck

shipwreck

 
pronunciation:
shIp rek
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the destruction or loss of a ship at sea.
The storm caused a terrible shipwreck.
definition 2: the remains of a ship that has been wrecked or sunk.
The shipwreck rested on the bottom of the ocean.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: shipwrecks, shipwrecking, shipwrecked
definition 1: to cause to be wrecked or sunk.
Those hidden rocks have shipwrecked many boats.
definition 2: to destroy or ruin.
The sudden loss of his business shipwrecked his plans.
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