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Use 'wreck' to evoke strong visual images of destruction or damage. SlideThe tornado left a wreck where houses once stood.
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Historical ContextPlay
'Wreck' is often used when referring to historically significant destruction. SlideDivers explored the ancient wreck at the sea bottom.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
'Wreck' can be used metaphorically to describe situations, not just physical objects. SlideTheir divorce turned their lives into a wreck.