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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshipwreckship‧wreck1 /ˈʃɪp-rek/ noun  1 TTW[countable, uncountable] the destruction of a ship in an accident survivors of the shipwreck narrowly escaping shipwreck2 [countable] a ship that has been destroyed in an accident syn wreck
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shipwreckIt was like a shipwreck, where the resourceful child passenger becomes the first mate.Morgan was the lone survivor of a shipwreck off the California coast.Her appearance here would presage a shipwreck, the candle lighting the way for pall bearers who would follow.The story of the ill-fated Tek Sing remained a mystery until a shipwreck dive team made a chance discovery.The shelves hold books about shipwrecks and pumpkins.The boat pitched and cracked all the way back to shore, with McMurphy telling grim tales about shipwrecks and sharks.The San Agustin is the oldest known shipwreck on the California coast.These islands have a history of shipwrecks and smuggling.Divers discovered a 450-year-old shipwreck near here.