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Synonyms for shipwreck
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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote
a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
an irretrievable loss
"that was the shipwreck of their romance"
an accident that destroys a ship at sea
"You have shipwrecked my career"
suffer failure, as in some enterprise
cause to experience shipwreck
"They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea"
destroy a ship
"The vessel was shipwrecked"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
wreck, ruin, perdition, destruction, miscarriage, overthrow, subversion, demolition
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
wreckage, disaster, destruction, ruin, subversion, miscarriage
salvage, flotsam, jetsam, derelict, jettison
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How to use shipwreck in a sentence?
They're sort of symbols for the Chesapeake Bay in a sense and a symbol for what the environmental movement can do when they put their minds to it, to be able to see them on every dock, post and shipwreck in the Chesapeake is heartening and a story of great educational value for the public at large.
The latest shipwreck is proof that if you reopen the ports more people will die.
This kind of archaeological work is painstaking and difficult under any circumstances, but the physical conditions of this particular site — zero visibility, high currents and potential entanglements — made this an especially difficult shipwreck to work on.
Old age is a shipwreck.
Policymakers in Germany, the Netherlands and Britain said this kind of large-scale mission encourages people to cross and leads to more lives lost. But after the big shipwreck in April they changed their minds, they are now spending more money on something which a few months ago they said would cost lives. It's irresponsible to make these major policy decisions without asking whether the factual assumptions are right.
Translations for shipwreck
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- naufragi, naufragarCatalan, Valencian
- vrak, ztroskotání, ztroskotatCzech
- Schiffswrack, SchiffbruchGerman
- naufragio, pecio, naufragarSpanish
- hylky, haaksirikko, haaksirikkoutuaFinnish
- épave, naufrage, naufragerFrench
- naufragare, naufragio, relittoItalian
- scheepswrak, schipbreuk lijden, schipbreuk, schipbreken, wrakDutch
- skeppsvrak, förlisning, skeppsbrottSwedish
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