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1. wreak

verb. ['ˈriːk'] cause to happen or to occur as a consequence.

Synonyms

  • make
  • play
  • act
  • bring
  • work
  • create

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • break even
  • lose
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • wrecan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Wreak

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How do you pronounce wreak?

Pronounce wreak as rik.

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How do you spell wreak? Is it reak ?

A common misspelling of wreak is reak

Example sentences of the word wreak


1. Verb, base form
Overly warm or cold temperatures can wreak havoc on your sleep and wake cycle.

2. Adjective
Sometimes Internet goblins wreak havoc on the system.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Sharp edges or animal claws wreak havoc on leather material as the scratches appear lighter than the original color.

4. Noun, singular or mass
A frequent invader of suburban gardens, deer wreak havoc on flowers and plants.

Quotes containing the word wreak


1. 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

2. The Wrong we have Done, Thought, or Intended Will wreak its Vengeance onOur SOULS.
- C.G. Jung

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