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wreak

verb [T]
 
 
/riːk/ formal
to cause something to happen in a violent and often uncontrolled way
造成,引起(灾祸等)
The recent storms have wreaked havoc on crops.
最近的暴风雨给农作物造成了巨大的灾害。
She was determined to wreak revenge/vengeance on both him and his family.
她决心要报复他和他的家人。
Causing things to happen
Translations of “wreak”
in Chinese (Traditional) 造成,引起(災禍等)…
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