wrought

[ɹ_ˈɔː_t], [ɹˈɔːt], [ɹˈɔːt]

Definitions of wrought:

  1.   Past tense and past participle of the verb work. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Another pt. and pp. of the verb work; formed by work or labour. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3.   Pa. t. and pa. p. of WORK. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   Worked; formed by labor; made tough by hammering, as iron. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5.   Of work; effected; performed; produced; actuated; influenced; agitated; disturbed; manufactured; in arch., brought to a fair surface; decorated by hand- labour. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   of Work – Newage Dictionary DB
  7.   Worked; formed by work or labour. Wrought on, influenced; prevailed on. Wrought to, excited; inflamed. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Quotes for wrought:

  1. Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases. – Anne Bradstreet
  2. Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order. The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at all. – Frances Power Cobbe
  3. Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis- once that crisis can be recognized and understood. – Norman Cousins
  4. The Constitution was the expression not only of a political faith, but also of political fears. It was wrought both as the organ of the national interest and as the bulwark of certain individual and local rights. – Herbert Croly
  5. American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc. – Katherine Dunn

Usage examples for wrought:

  1. So I took a mighty oath, and I said as I'd niver hold Philip to be my lawful husband again, nor iver forgive him for t' evil he'd wrought us, but hold him as a stranger and one as had done me a heavy wrong. ” – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  2. There dwelt in her deep blue eyes a look of hidden, mysterious power which had wrought in her mother a certain fear of her eldest daughter. ” – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  3. “ I was full of anxiety for Gareth, and I had been so greatly wrought upon by the events of the day that, as I had assured the General, my own concerns seemed too small to care about; and yet I could not put them away from me. ” – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  4. See what misery my wrong has wrought to both. ” – An I.D.B. in South Africa by Louise Vescelius-Sheldon
  5. Was it you who wrought this evil? ” – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  6. “ A change had been wrought upon Greeley. ” – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  7. Surely a wonderful change this month's training had wrought – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  8. Jacqueline had wrought close to success during that May twilight on the edge of the Cuernavaca pond. ” – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  9. But I did not reply; I was so much wrought upon that no words would come to me. ” – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  10. “ I could curse the woman who has wrought this misery! ” – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)

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