Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shipwreck.
  • adj. Stranded as a result of a shipwreck.

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Examples

  • Across from the car showrooms with gleaming Bentleys and Rolls-Royces, the 18th-century house – once home to former prime minister George Canning – is crammed, not just with books (120,000) but with manuscripts, correspondence, ranging from the famous to the obscure, illuminated miniatures and paraphernalia such as shipwrecked leather (for book binding) and Spanish civil war flags.

    A working life: The rare-book dealer

  • September 1999 Chavez in office for 8 months, 60 cars "shipwrecked", one death due to heart attack.

    The Chavez administration inefficiency on display, once again

  • Because of sparse rainfall during the current season, I occasionally got 'shipwrecked' a handful of times but Oliver assures that the ride is even better in the wet summer months.

    Jamaica Gleaner Online

  • You just know the headlines around the country are going to have the word "shipwrecked" in it.

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  • Rhonda Rancher apparently had shipwrecked herself out here without any survival skills.

    A Light at Winter’s End

  • The leading character, Viola, is shipwrecked on the shores of Illyria during the opening scenes.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • ROME—The operator of the Costa Concordia formally suspended the shipwrecked vessel's captain Thursday, as investigators scrutinized his final maneuvers with his stricken ship and reports emerged that he enjoyed a pre-wreck meal and wine with a 25-year-old woman.

    Scrutiny on Captain's Final Actions

  • The operator of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia said it formally suspended the captain who left the sinking vessel with passengers on board.

    What's News—

  • World-Wide *** The operator of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia said the company has formally suspended the captain who steered the ship too close to a Tuscan island and left the sinking vessel with scores of passengers still on board.

    What's News—

  • ROME—Italian prosecutors on Tuesday questioned a key official of Costa Crociere, the operator of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia, amid mounting scrutiny of the company's conduct in the immediate aftermath of the disaster.

    Cruise-Line Official Questioned About Disaster

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