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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
wreckerwreck‧er /ˈrekə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 SPOILsomeone who deliberately destroys something She accused him of being a marriage wrecker.2 American EnglishTTCACCIDENT a vehicle that is used to take away damaged cars after an accident
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wreckerIt could be said as brusquely of Iago that he is just a wrecker.Since those days he has called me a wrecker.I called Peter Verkhovensky a wrecker.The thugs and wreckers have been cast out.Thinned and topped shots are card wreckers.Only three of the 20 homes in his street had escaped the burglars and the wreckers.But Verkhovensky the wrecker is unrelated to anything that had gone before, except in the new-seeing eye of his creator.
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