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Meaning of "wreakful" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WREAKFUL

wreakful  [ˈriːkfʊl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WREAKFUL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wreakful is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WREAKFUL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wreakful in the English dictionary

The definition of wreakful in the dictionary is seeking revenge, vengeful. Other definition of wreakful is marked by vengefulness.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WREAKFUL


bookful
ˈbʊkfʊl
cheekful
ˈtʃiːkfʊl
dislikeful
dɪsˈlaɪkfʊl
forkful
ˈfɔːkfʊl
friskful
ˈfrɪskfʊl
lockful
ˈlɒkfʊl
pokeful
ˈpəʊkfʊl
rackful
ˈrækfʊl
rebukeful
rɪˈbjuːkfʊl
riskful
ˈrɪskfʊl
sackful
ˈsækfʊl
stickful
ˈstɪkfʊl
tankful
ˈtæŋkfʊl
thankful
ˈθæŋkfʊl
truckful
ˈtrʌkfʊl
trunkful
ˈtrʌŋkfʊl
unthankful
ʌnˈθæŋkfʊl
wakeful
ˈweɪkfʊl
workful
ˈwɜːkfʊl
wrackful
ˈrækfʊl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WREAKFUL

wreak
wreaker
wreakless
wreath
wreathe
wreathen
wreather
wreathless
wreathlike
wreathy
wreck
wreckage
wrecked
wrecker
wreckfish
wreckful
wrecking
wrecking ball
wrecking bar
wrecking crane

WORDS THAT END LIKE WREAKFUL

awful
beautiful
careful
colorful
delightful
faithful
grateful
handful
harmful
helpful
hopeful
meaningful
painful
peaceful
playful
powerful
prankful
successful
useful
wonderful

Synonyms and antonyms of wreakful in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wreakful» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WREAKFUL

Find out the translation of wreakful to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wreakful from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wreakful» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

wreakful
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wreakful
570 millions of speakers

English

wreakful
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wreakful
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

wreakful
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

wreakful
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wreakful
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wreakful
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wreakful
220 millions of speakers

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Berani
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wreakful
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

wreakful
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

wreakful
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wreakful
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wreakful
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wreakful
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुरूप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wreakful
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wreakful
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wreakful
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

wreakful
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

wreakful
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

wreakful
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

wreakful
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wreakful
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wreakful
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wreakful

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WREAKFUL»

The term «wreakful» is normally little used and occupies the 147.185 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WREAKFUL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wreakful

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WREAKFUL»

Discover the use of wreakful in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wreakful and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Works of Shakespeare
By working wreakful vengeance on thy foes. Come down, and welcome me to this world's light ; Confer with me of murder and of death ; There's not a hollow cave, nor lurking place, No vast obscurity, or misty vale, Where bloody Murder or  ...
William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), 1752
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The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley
The OED has two entries for wreckful, the first of which, meaning “vengeful,” it declares “obsolete,” and the last example of it is dated 1610; but a related word, wreakful (in a separate entry) carried that meaning into the mid-eighteenth century.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Donald H. Reiman, Neil Fraistat, 2004
3
A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and ...
To ease the gnawiug vulture of thy mind, By working wreakful vengeance ou thy foes. Tttms Andr., v, 8. Ne any liv'd on ground that durst withstand His dreadfull heust, much less him match in fight, Or bide the horror of his wreakfull hand, When ...
Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright, 1867
4
A Dictionary of the Language of Shakespeare
Wreakful. Indignant; angry. Call the creatures, Whose naked natures live in all the spite Of wreakful heaven ; bid them natter thee. Timon of Athens, iv. 3. Wreck. Destruction ; ruin. Or that with both He labour'd in his country's wreck, I know not.
Swynfen Jervis, 1868
5
Book of English epithets, literal and figurative: with ...
Withering Wreakful . . Wrath-tcinged Writhin . . Yellow . . . Benignant Bicorned . Blanc . . Blank . . Blaunchie. Yet fleeter than the trackless lightning's flame. I felt the transverse lightning linger warm Upon my cheek . You oftentimes behold the  ...
James Jermyn, 1840
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Shakespeare's Non-Standard English: A Dictionary of his ...
... Ulysses), OED Wrathful a.1b [1563]; wreakful 'terrible': By working wreakefull vengeance on thy Foes: (TA 5.2.32, Tamora), OED Wreakful [1531]; youthful ' vigorous, active': warme youthfull blood, (RJ 2.4.12, Juliet), OED Youthful a.1 [ 1590].
Norman Blake, 2004
7
Titus Andronicus and Timon of Athens: Two Classical Plays
I am Revenge, sent from th'infernal kingdom To ease the gnawing vulture of thy mind By working wreakful vengeance on thy foes. Come down and welcome me to this world's light, Confer with me of murder and of death: There's not a hollow ...
William Shakespeare, Professor Jonathan Bate, Eric Rasmussen, 2011
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Works, Containing His Plays and Poems: To which is Added a ...
By working wreakful vengeance on thy foes. Come down, and welcome me to this world's light ; Confer with me of murder and of death : There's not a hollow cave, or lurking-place. No vast obscurity, or misty vale, Where bloody murder, ...
William Shakespeare, 1797
9
The Iliads of Homer, Prince of Poets
Thus to her sisters of the sea she turn'd, and bade them ope The doors and deeps of Nereus ; she in Olympus' top Must visit Vulcan for new arms, to serve her wreakful c son, And bade inform her father so, with all things further done. This said ...
Homer, John Flaxman, 1843
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Timon of Athens
Call the creatures 228 Whose naked natures live in all the spite Of wreakful heaven, whose bare unhoused trunks To the conflicting elements expos'd, Answer mere nature; bid them flatter thee; 232 O, thou shalt find — Tim. A fool of thee.
William Shakespeare, Stanley T. Williams, 2010

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WREAKFUL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wreakful is used in the context of the following news items.
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Reading Shakespeare in Kandahar
'Ease the gnawing vulture of thy mind/By working wreakful vengeance on thy foes.' On a sunny morning in October 2009, Capt. Michael Thurman, an eloquent ... «Foreign Policy, Sep 11»

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