Build and Wreck


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Build verb – To form by putting together parts or materials.
Usage example: he spent hours building a model airplane from a kit

Wreck is an antonym for build in construct structure topic.
Nearby Words: built, building, buildup, builder
Antonyms for Build


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Wreck verb – To bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of.
Usage example: most of the furniture on the ground floor was wrecked by the floodwaters

Build is an antonym for wreck in ruin topic.
Nearby Words: wrecked, wrecker, wreckage, wrecking
Antonyms for Wreck
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How words are described

physical physical build physical wreck
full full build full wreck
massive massive build massive wreck
fragile fragile build fragile wreck

Common collocations

life build life wreck life
body build body wreck body
reputation build reputation wreck reputation
relationship build relationship wreck relationship
Other nouns: society, house, world, building, machine, tower, empire, car, ship, fleet, castle, town, robot, city, tank, units, buildings, ships, cities.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Gundam Build Fighters Try Even after the Mega-Shiki has been reduced to a torn wreck, Sudou still urges it forward to fight against the immobile but still-functional Build Burning Gundam.
  • The Computer Is a Cheating Bastard Armored Core is a series where you build a Humongous Mecha and go wreck stuff, and when one of the big themes series-wide is Crapshoot AI of course it's going to cheat.
  • Crippling Overspecialization Not only they do very little damage by bashing the opponent with the guns, such a build has much less HP and armor than a melee build which in turn is a real powerhouse that can close up into melee range and wreck the ranged combot before it can inflict any real damage.
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