Examples of trounce in a Sentence
our candidate trounced her opponent in the election, winning with 76% of the vote
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After the Super Bowl title, the Fort Lauderdale gridders went on to win the league's Florida State Championship Series by trouncing Osceola County, 48-12, in Lakeland.
China’s top smartphone makers are ready to challenge Apple Inc. on its home turf after trouncing the iPhone maker in their own market.
Brooks' campaign crumbled — and the bulk of his support migrated to Moore, helping him trounce Strange in a September runoff election.
The Blazers have gone 0-3 while getting trounced in three home loss.
Oklahoma leads the Big 12 with a 6-1 conference record after trouncing TCU on Saturday.
The Tigers were off last week after trouncing Arkansas 52-20.
After two seasons without football, UAB is not just back, but the Blazers are bowl-eligible after trouncing Rice .
Jacksonville now has a three-game win streak at Wembley Stadium after trouncing the Baltimore Ravens 44-7 on Sunday morning.
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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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