Wreak

Definition of Wreak

v. i.1.To reck; to care.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Wreaked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Wreaking.]
1.To revenge; to avenge.
He should wreake him on his foes.
- Chaucer.
Another's wrongs to wreak upon thyself.
- Spenser.
Come wreak his loss, whom bootless ye complain.
- Fairfax.
2.To execute in vengeance or passion; to inflict; to hurl or drive; as, to wreak vengeance on an enemy.
On me let Death wreak all his rage.
- Milton.
Now was the time to be avenged on his old enemy, to wreak a grudge of seventeen years.
- Macaulay.
But gather all thy powers,
And wreak them on the verse that thou dost weave.
- Bryant.
n.1.Revenge; vengeance; furious passion; resentment.

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