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Definitions of shipwreck:
  • noun:   a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
  • noun:   an accident that destroys a ship at sea
  • noun:   an irretrievable loss
    Example: "That was the shipwreck of their romance"
  • verb:   cause to experience shipwreck
    Example: "They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea"
  • verb:   suffer failure, as in some enterprise
  • verb:   ruin utterly
    Example: "You have shipwrecked my career"
  • verb:   destroy a ship
    Example: "The vessel was shipwrecked"

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