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wreckful

[rek-fuh l] /ˈrɛk fəl/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
causing wreckage.
Origin of wreckful
1590-1600
1590-1600; wreck + -ful
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  • I saw that whilst I had imagined my 'mountain to stand strong,' it was yet heaving with the wreckful fire.

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British Dictionary definitions for wreckful

wreckful

/ˈrɛkfʊl/
adjective
1.
(poetic) causing wreckage
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