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wreak - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'wreak' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Wreak [ v. i.]
- To reck; to care.
2 . Wreak [ v. t.]
- To revenge; to avenge.
- To execute in vengeance or passion; to inflict; to hurl or drive; as, to wreak vengeance on an enemy.
- Revenge; vengeance; furious passion; resentment.

Meaning of 'wreak' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . wreak [ v]
Meaning (1):
- cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
Example in sentence:
  • bring comments;
  • I cannot work a miracle;
  • play a joke;
  • The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area;
  • wreak havoc