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Definition of "wrought" []

  • A past tense and a past participle of work. (verb)
  • Put together; created: a carefully wrought plan. (adjective)
  • Shaped by hammering with tools. Used chiefly of metals or metalwork. (adjective)
  • Made delicately or elaborately. (adjective)
  • Shaped by hammering or beating (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Formed, fashioned, or worked as specified (adjective)
  • Decorated or made with delicate care (adjective)

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Use "wrought" in a sentence
  • "I just get mad when people seem to think that farmers are on “welfare” subsidies and riding some kind of gravy train wrought from protectionism."
  • "Even then, the maximum penalty that can be wrought is the forfeiture of the boat and her cargo (but emphatically not imprisonment of thecrew)."
  • "Even then, the maximum penalty that can be wrought is the forfeiture of the boat and her cargo (but emphatically not imprisonment of the crew)."