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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Censure severely or angrily; Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; Beat severely with a whip or rod.

Usage examples (32)
  • We did "trounce" them in the first half but the second half was pretty dire.
  • Let's not forget we've seen the SNP hit the mid to high 30s in other poll so there's no reason why they won't "trounce" Labour yet.
  • Obama would trounce the angry old man in that setting.
  • Really, Obama is going to trounce this man in November. for more
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