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English definition of “wreak”

wreak

verb [T]     /riːk/ formal
to cause something to happen in a violent and often uncontrolled way: The recent storms have wreaked havoc on crops. She was determined to wreak revenge/vengeance on both him and his family.Causing things to happen
(Definition of wreak verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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