Pronunciation: (rēk), [key]
1. to inflict or execute (punishment, vengeance, etc.): They wreaked havoc on the enemy.
2. to carry out the promptings of (one's rage, ill humor, will, desire, etc.), as on a victim or object: He wreaked his anger on the office staff.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.