November 20, 2017

Word of the Week #2

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Wreckage: the parts of a vehicle, building, etc. that remain after it has been badly damaged or destroyed.
Examples:
  • A few survivors were pulled from the wreckage.
  • Pieces of wreckage were found ten miles away from the scene of the explosion.(figurative)
  • Could nothing be rescued from the wreckage of her dreams?

Source: Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary

 

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