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Princeton's WordNet

  1. razing, wreckingnoun

    the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

  2. laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wreckingnoun

    destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrecking

    of Wreck

  2. Wrecking

    a. & n. from Wreck, v

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  1. Wrecking

    Wrecking is the practice of taking valuables from a shipwreck which has foundered near or close to shore. Often an unregulated activity of opportunity in coastal communities, wrecking has been subjected to increasing regulation and evolved into what is now known as marine salvage. Wrecking is no longer economically significant; however, as recently as the 19th century in some parts of the world, it was the mainstay of otherwise economically marginal coastal communities.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrecking in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrecking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of wrecking in a Sentence

  1. Edward Berenson:

    It looks like somebody is trying to figure out how to change the angle of Lady Libertys arm without wrecking the support.

  2. Curtis Sliwa:

    I hold the mayor completely responsible for this because he’s taken a wrecking ball to our police department.

  3. Sarah Palin:

    He was like a golden wrecking ball, he wrecked what needed to be wrecked … in order to allow us to rebuild.

  4. Amos Tai:

    The relationship between plants and insects and other organisms have developed over many years -- thousands to millions of years, but in the recent century, climate change is really wrecking everything and perturbing all of these relationships.

  5. Prime Minister Scott Morrison:

    We don't want job-destroying, economy-destroying, economy-wrecking targets and goals, which won't change the fact that there have been bushfires or anything like that in Australia.

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