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wrought -- as in: the damage he has wrought
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as in: the damage he has wrought Define
caused to happen or occurred as a consequence
  • the damage wrought by the hurricane
  • Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
  • When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
    Helen Keller
  • What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
    Mahatma Gandhi

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  • I could not repress a sigh at the thought of the havoc war had wrought in this part of England...
    Burroughs, Edgar Rice  --  The Lost Continent
  • Grief has so wrought on him, he takes false shadows for true substances.
    Shakespeare, William  --  Titus Andronicus
  • And what vast changes of society and of nations had been wrought by sudden convulsions or by slow degrees since that era!
    Hawthorne, Nathaniel  --  Grandfather’s Chair
  • What hast thou wrought upon us?
    Euripides  --  Medea
  • Together met and wrought each other woe:
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • In what wise was her self-destruction wrought?
    Sophocles  --  Antigone

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  • His father wrought us evil, he destroyed us—and is gone down into the eternal fires!
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • proposing methods whereby wonders might be wrought
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Birthmark
  • And it was in this hour, so full of doubt and awe, that the one miracle was wrought,
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • ...for the crime he had wrought.
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • She recognises, believe me, the solemn miracle which God hath wrought in the existence of that child.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • An Itinerant Preacher who had wrought hard in the moral vineyard for several hours whispered to a Holy Deacon of the local church:
    Bierce, Ambrose  --  Fantastic-Fables
  • I have wrought my simple plan
    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan  --  The Lost World
  • By thus appearing before the springtime you have not only killed yourself, but you have wrought my destruction also.
    Aesop  --  Fables
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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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