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- v. Present participle of wreck.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from wreck, v.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Relating to the work of removing wreckage, as on a railway, of saving wrecked vessels or their cargoes, or of tearing down old buildings; also, such work itself.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled
- n. destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
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HARRIS: Heidi, look, this next story gives new meaning to the term wrecking ball.
He says:It's a simple answer for most of them: to get them into workHe rejects the amendment, which he calls a "wrecking amendment" designed to make a policy unworkable: "It's the same as not having a cap at all."
In New York, Western delegations rejected what they called "wrecking amendments" by Russia to add language blaming the opposition along with the government for violence and diluting calls for Syria to withdraw its security forces from cities.
Goldman Sachs was a key player in wrecking our economy and causing thousands of Arkansans to lose their jobs and their homes.
I'm running for the Senate to stop Wall Street from ever again wrecking the Florida economy.
It takes two to tango and I believe that that woman aided and abetted in wrecking Father's Day.
Furthermore, it's funny how the same Republicans that blamed Clinton for economic four years after he left office now think that the economy that THEY spent 8 years wrecking is now all Obama's fault six months after he took office.
As a long time and increasingly disillusioned seller on eBay, I sincerely hope that (1) eBay gets its clock cleaned and (2) eBay does not succeed in wrecking Craigslist. — eBayer
Clicking as they did in wrecking the Thrashers 'first trip to the playoffs, the Rangers put together the complete game coach Tom Renney had grown weary waiting to see.
Quite naturally the business of "wrecking" -- that is, saving the pieces -- came to be the trade of a number of Cohasset citizens, and so expert did