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Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. bring, work, play, wreak, make forverb

    cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

    "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"

    Synonyms:
    take on, knead, land, operate, fiddle, bet, process, work, shape, get, impart, add, work out, run, act as, function, put to work, flirt, trifle, take, forge, meet, lick, spiel, solve, make, roleplay, dally, fetch, act, figure out, form, toy, turn, mould, sour, playact, encounter, exploit, make for, go, bestow, play, represent, do work, mold, bring, recreate, puzzle out, institute, diddle, convey, crop, exercise, bring in, ferment, cultivate, work on, contribute, act upon, influence, lend, wager

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  1. wreakverb

    Synonyms:
    inflict (as wrath or vengeance)

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "wreak":

    cause, sow

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How to use wreak in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson,:

    There is a mortifying experience in particular, which does not fail to wreak itself also in the general history; I mean the foolish face of praise, the forced smile which we put on in company where we do not feel at ease in answer to conversation which does not interest us.

  2. David Cameron:

    I'm a Christian. If someone says something offensive about Jesus, I might find that offensive. But in a free society, I don't have a right to sort of wreak my vengeance on them, in a free society, there is a right to cause offense about someone's religion.

  3. Dean Koontz:

    Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance:

    There is a mortifying experience in particular, which does not fail to wreak itself also in the general history; I mean the 'foolish face of praise,' the forced smile which we put on in company where we do not feel at ease in answer to conversation which does not interest us.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    We must end their murderous reign and prevent them from not only continuing to wreak havoc, terror and violence in the area where they are operating, but export it.


Translations for wreak

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  • يعيثArabic
  • auslassen, rächen, verursachenGerman
  • provocar, volcar, inflingir, vengarseSpanish
  • kurittaa, aiheuttaa, kohdistaaFinnish
  • melampiaskanIndonesian
  • provoca, a [[cauza]], [[varsa]] nerviiRomanian
  • мстить, причинять, наноситьRussian
  • hınç almak, hınç çıkarmak, intikam almak, almak, öç almak, çıkarmakTurkish

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