Examples of trounce in a Sentence
our candidate trounced her opponent in the election, winning with 76% of the vote
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The hotel — sandwiched between the main event at Alamodome and festivities at Hemisfair Park and the convention center — was completely booked as the Villanova Wildcats trounce the Michigan Wolverines in a 79-62 matchup, Bucholtz said.
The Russell 2000 rose 14% between Election Day and the end of 2016, trouncing the broader S&P 500’s 4.6% gain.
The University of Maryland-Baltimore County stunned the sports world by pulling off the most surprising upset in college basketball history, trouncing Virginia 74-54 on Friday night to become the first No. 16 seed ever to beat a No.
There is no use in trying to trounce Angelina Jolie on her own turf, and Vikander, wisely, does not make the attempt.
Liberal Rebecca Dallet trounced conservative Michael Screnock in the race for a 10-year term on the state's high court.
The road to the Final Four: The Wolverines opened close to home, trouncing South Dakota State and VCU at the Palace.
Kemba Walker scored 46 points in 28 minutes the next night, part of the Hornets trouncing Memphis by 61, the largest NBA margin of victory since 1998.
But those Cats got trounced, another one of the strange twists and improbable story lines that became the norm over the tournament’s first weekend.
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Origin and Etymology of trounce
First Known Use: 1868See Words from the same year
beat the pants off, eat alive, run circles around (or run rings around), wipe the floor with (or wipe the ground with);
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Definition of trounce for English Language Learners
: to defeat (someone or something) easily and thoroughly
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