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wreak
used in Frankenstein

4 uses
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Definition
cause to happen — especially something that is damaging and uncontrollable
  • And do not you fear the fierce vengeance of my arm wreaked on your miserable head?
    Chapter 10 (51% in)
  • I wished to see him again, that I might wreak the utmost extent of abhorrence on his head and avenge the deaths of William and Justine.
    Chapter 9 (39% in)
  • He might remain in Switzerland and wreak his vengeance on my relatives.
    Chapter 19 (59% in)
  • I was possessed by a maddening rage when I thought of him, and desired and ardently prayed that I might have him within my grasp to wreak a great and signal revenge on his cursed head.
    Chapter 23 (68% in)

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