They've wrecked so many lives, including their own, for . . . what?
When he approached the wrecked nest, Patterson saw one of the eaglets on the exposed ground near the base of the tree.
That same year, the group tried to sail to Ecuador, but its boat, the Harmony, was wrecked in a tropical storm.
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."
To complete; finish: Let's wrap the matter up now and call it a day (1926+)
A completion; a final treatment, summary,etc; recap: This is the 11:30 pm wrap-up of the news (1950s+)