Examples of trounce in a Sentence
our candidate trounced her opponent in the election, winning with 76% of the vote
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Her initial fundraising haul trounced her rivals with $869,000 raised.
The Ducks trounced Southern Utah 77-21 — their most points since 1916 — while piling up 703 yards.
This Tuesday night Roy Moore won the Alabama GOP primary by trouncing his opponent Luther Strange in what may be a double digit margin, but the truth is this was never really much of an election.
If lightening the tax load for those at the top were key to economic success, then states without income taxes would be trouncing the rest of the country—most of all those states with the highest top tax rates.
Last week the Panthers trounced a one-loss Grapevine team 51-28.
Central's varsity football team trounced Downers Grove North 33-3, but the celebration started in the morning with a parade and pancake breakfast.
Stretch the field on offense The main reason Louisville trounced a pretty good NC State team last year was the Cards’ penchant for big plays.
Still, that door closed, a little, for Washington and Washington State as Notre Dame trounced USC.
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Origin and Etymology of trounce
First Known Use: 1868See Words from the same year
Synonymsannihilate, blow away, bomb, bury, clobber, cream, drub, dust, flatten, paste, rout, shellac, skin, skunk, smoke [slang], smother, snow under, thrash, trim, tromp, whip, wallop, wax [slang], whomp, whop (or whap), whup
Related Wordssweep, upset; beat, best, conquer, dispatch, hurdle, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), subdue, surmount, take, throw, triumph (over), win (against), worst; crush, knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, overwhelm, subjugate, upend, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; break, destroy, do in, finish, sink, slaughter
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