WRECK in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WRECK
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wreck
 n.  destruction; destroy; smash or break forcefully
Classic Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
1  It is the drifting icebergs setting with any current anywhere, that wreck the ships.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
2  She had suffered the wreck of her whole life upon the rock.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
3  He has taken to his bed, and Dr. Willows says that he is a wreck and that his nervous system is shattered.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
4  I can see him now, with yellow, pasty face, drooping lids, and pin-point pupils, all huddled in a chair, the wreck and ruin of a noble man.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
5  Imagine, then, my feelings when in the seaman who came to us I recognised instantly the man who had been picked off the wreck.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
6  What brought all his wicked scheme to wreck was your discovery of this man Heidegger's dead body.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
7  Holmes examined both it and the indescribable wreck which it had wrought.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
8  He must have been a noble creature in his better days, being even now in wreck so attractive and amiable.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 4
9  The interior was unprosperous and bare; the only car visible was the dust-covered wreck of a Ford which crouched in a dim corner.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
10  Then, very gradually, part by part, a pale dangling individual stepped out of the wreck, pawing tentatively at the ground with a large uncertain dancing shoe.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
11  Leave this wreck and ruin here where it hath happened.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
12  The wreck, even to my unpractised eye, was breaking up.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. TEMPEST
13  And now he made for the wreck, rising with the hills, falling with the valleys, lost beneath the rugged foam, borne in towards the shore, borne on towards the ship, striving hard and valiantly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. TEMPEST
14  He was so brimful of exultation that he could hardly hold himself when the old lady came back and stood above the wreck discharging lightnings of wrath from over her spectacles.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
15  The lightning showed us the wreck again just in time, and we fetched the stabboard derrick, and made fast there.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Divers were sent down to try and locate the wreck.
2  A careless word may kindle strife; a cruel word may wreck a life, a timely word may level stress, a loving word may heal and bless.
3  Injury threatened to wreck his sporting career.
4  Salvage of the wreck was made difficult by bad weather.
5  A team of divers was sent down to examine the wreck.
6  The plane is destroyed, a complete wreck: the pilot must have died on impact.
7  By the time I got into the interview I was a nervous wreck.
8  I hadn't slept for two days, and I felt a complete physical wreck.
9  Now the wreck is lying at the bottom of the sea.
10  Six bodies were recovered from the wreck.
11  The house was a wreck when they bought it.
12  Angered, he became berserk and began to wreck the room.
13  There was something I wished to say, "The wandering look and changed utterance told what wreck had taken place in her once vigorous frame."
14  My car was completely wrecked in the accident.
15  We discerned the figure of a man clinging to the mast of the wrecked ship.