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wrought
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Antigone
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as in: the damage he has wrought Define
caused to happen or occurred as a consequence
  • In what wise was her self-destruction wrought?

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  • the damage wrought by the hurricane
  • Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
    Herodotus

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as in: wrought iron Define
worked -- as when iron is shaped to fit by bending or beating
  • a well-wrought brazen urn

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  • The windows have decorative wrought iron bars for security.
  • a hand wrought silver bracelet

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  • O fount of Dirce, wood-embowered plain Where Theban chariots to victory speed, Mark ye the cruel laws that now have wrought my bane, The friends who show no pity in my need!
  • I warrant such a one in either case Would shine, as King or subject; such a man Would in the storm of battle stand his ground, A comrade leal and true; but Anarchy— What evils are not wrought by Anarchy!

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  • For even had it been some child of mine, Or husband mouldering in death’s decay, I had not wrought this deed despite the State.

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as in: wrought iron Define
worked -- as when iron is shaped to fit by bending or beating
as in: the damage he has wrought Define
caused to happen or occurred as a consequence
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