shipwrecked


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ship·wreck

 (shĭp′rĕk′)
n.
1.
a. The destruction of a ship, as by storm or collision.
b. The remains of a wrecked ship.
2. A complete failure or ruin.
tr.v. ship·wrecked, ship·wreck·ing, ship·wrecks
1.
a. To cause a ship to be destroyed, as by storm or collision.
b. To cause (a passenger or sailor on a ship) to suffer shipwreck.
2. To ruin utterly.
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shipwrecked

(ˈʃɪprɛkt)
adj
(Nautical Terms) having experienced shipwreck
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Translations
ztroskotaný
skibbruden
haaksirikkoutunut
koji je doživio brodolom
難破した
난파한
skeppsbruten
ทำให้เรืออับปาง
bị đắm tàu

shipwrecked

[ˈʃɪprɛkt] adj [sailor, person] → naufragé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

shipwrecked

مَعْزُولْ بَعْدَ حُطَامُ السَّفِينَة ztroskotaný skibbruden schiffbrüchig ναυαγισμένος náufrago haaksirikkoutunut naufragé koji je doživio brodolom naufragato 難破した 난파한 schipbreuk geleden skipbrudden ocalony z zatopionego statku naufragado потерпевший кораблекрушение skeppsbruten ทำให้เรืออับปาง deniz kazası geçirmiş bị đắm tàu 遭遇海难的
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My delight was great on hearing this familiar speech, and I willingly satisfied their curiosity, telling them how I had been shipwrecked, and captured by the blacks.
A boat was sent off to me, and in answer to the questions of the sailors as to how I came to be in such a plight, I replied that I had been shipwrecked two days before, but had managed to scramble ashore with the bales which I pointed out to them.
As long as it went through more frequented waters, we often saw the hulls of shipwrecked vessels that were rotting in the depths, and deeper down cannons, bullets, anchors, chains, and a thousand other iron materials eaten up by rust.
Often he criticised the ideas of the shipwrecked sailor, and sometimes discussed his plans and projects.
These pirates, a bad lot of men, used to wait for sailors to be shipwrecked on their shores.
Moncharmin and Richard were the shipwrecked mariners amid this motionless turmoil of a calico sea.
In the left hemisphere stretches the "Sea of Clouds," where human reason is so often shipwrecked. Not far off lies the "Sea of Rains," fed by all the fever of existence.
Yet amongst all the adventurers shipwrecked in all the wild parts of the world there is not one, it seems to me, that ever had to suffer a fate so simply tragic as the man I am speaking of, the most innocent of adventurers cast out by the sea in the bight of this bay, almost within sight from this very window.
"Yes," groaned the Admiral; "by one of those brutal accidents on which are built all the lying mythologies of mankind, they were both shipwrecked. My father, coming up this coast out of the Atlantic, was washed up on these Cornish rocks.
I therefore told the officer, "that having been shipwrecked on the coast of Balnibarbi, and cast on a rock, I was received up into Laputa, or the flying island (of which he had often heard), and was now endeavouring to get to Japan, whence I might find a convenience of returning to my own country." The officer said, "I must be confined till he could receive orders from court, for which he would write immediately, and hoped to receive an answer in a fortnight." I was carried to a convenient lodging with a sentry placed at the door; however, I had the liberty of a large garden, and was treated with humanity enough, being maintained all the time at the king's charge.
The shipwrecked man, hearing another voice in the room, looked round slowly over his shoulder.
"You say you were shipwrecked," said Rankeillor; "where was that?"