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Definition of Wreak


  1. To reck; to care.
  2. To revenge; to avenge.
  3. To execute in vengeance or passion; to inflict; to hurl or drive; as, to wreak vengeance on an enemy.
  4. Revenge; vengeance; furious passion; resentment.

Wreak Quotations

I'm a religious person. I remember my mom told me: 'Vengeance belongs to God. It's up to him to wreak vengeance.' It's hard for me to get to that point, but that's the work of God.
Rodney King

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.
Dean Koontz

Australia is the only island continent on the planet, which means that changes caused by planet-warming pollution - warmer seas, which can drive stronger storms, and more acidic oceans, which wreak havoc on the food chain - are even more deadly here.
Jeff Goodell

We are still fearful, superstitious and all-too-human creatures. At times, we forget the magnitude of the havoc we can wreak by off-loading our minds onto super-intelligent machines, that is, until they run away from us, like mad sorcerers' apprentices, and drag us up to the precipice for a look down into the abyss.
Richard Dooling

Farms and ranches contend with much more than quarterly reports and profit margins - the weather can wreak havoc on their quality of life and economic viability. When natural disasters strike, we must do all we can to assist the backbone of our economy.
Ruben Hinojosa
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Wreak Translations

wreak in French is traquer
wreak in German is treiben, auslassen
wreak in Italian is spingere
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