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trounce

(trɑʊnts)
tv. to beat someone; to outscore someone. (Sports.) Western trounced Eastern for the tenth year in a row.
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"Only the previous year Alderman Trounce (pictured) witnessed the last public execution in Cardiff, when 12,000 spectators are said to have turned up on July 25, 1857, to watch John Lewis, of Merthyr Tydfil, being hanged for the murder of his wife."
Temptation proved irresistible for millions of viewers who tuned in to the latest sexy "reality" TV show, but it was not enough to trounce the fictional White House intrigue of "The West Wing," according to ratings, reports Reuters (January 12, 2001): Fox network's "Temptation Island," about couples trying to ward off sexual advances from singles at a Caribbean resort (an island off Belize), ranked second in its time slot on January 10 behind NBC's Emmy-winning White House drama in total viewers and household ratings, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Rashid Khan played a stellar role with the bat and ball, but it was Mujeeb Zadran who walked away with the player of the match award after his four wickets helped Afghanistan trounce Ireland by 138 runs in the first game of the three-match ODI series of the Alokozay Ginseng Energy Cup being played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
HRI Wellesbourne bounced back from their first Division Five defeat of the season to trounce Stockton Reserves 7-3, Vitor Machedo leading the way with a hat-trick.
ASIAN MAZE bounced back from a crashing fall at Cheltenham to trounce a high-class field in the Scottish And Newcastle Aintree Hurdle.
Trounce Sri Lanka 7-1 at the Baniyas Stadium to make the second leg a formality
Bigger males may trounce smaller ones in territorial clashes from beer halls to bug fights, but researchers in Brazil report what they call the first instance of the reverse: a natural territorial advantage for small size.
Dennis Trounce, who has been running the store for 25 years, was in the back office when he heard a noise in the shop.
THE Atlanta Braves bounced back from a 17-1 humiliation a day earlier to trounce the Florida Marlins 13-4.
Fast and frictionless, photons trounce electrons as the ideal carriers of information.