“He does not know how he managed to get out of the wreck, nor how he got home,” The New York Times reported.
He said he learned from his captors a week ago about the pending release but worried a last-minute hitch might wreck the deal.
The survivors of the wreck face a different kind of purgatory.
As if Cinderella showed up at the ball with a little pumpkin schmutz on her glass slipper to wreck the fantasy.
In the case of Flight 17 the wreck is already yielding a lot of information.
It would be a grave responsibility for Ulster to wreck the chance of a settlement.
There were so many ways in which the wreck might have gone out of life and left no sign.
After slow and continued 795 upheaval a wreck alone can remain of the original reef.
And the battles which wreck ministers are waged round his name.
Finding it possible to move, I now ran forward, and succeeded in stopping the wreck into the rigging and bitts.
early 13c., "goods cast ashore after a shipwreck, flotsam," from Anglo-French wrec, from Old Norse *wrek (cf. Norwegian, Icelandic rek) "wreck, flotsam," related to reka "to drive, push" (see wreak). The meaning "a shipwreck" is first recorded mid-15c.; that of "a wrecked ship" is from c.1500. General sense of "remains of anything that has been ruined" is recorded from 1713; applied by 1795 to dissipated persons.
"to destroy, ruin," c.1500, from wreck (n.). Related: Wrecked; wrecking. Earlier (12c.) it meant "drive out or away, remove;" also "take vengeance."
A completion; a final treatment, summary,etc; recap: This is the 11:30 pm wrap-up of the news (1950s+)