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rout -- as in: the team was routed
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  • Consequently, in the first few weeks of his resumed bachelorhood, he even advanced upon his usual display of bustle, and every day made such a rout in renewing his investigations into the robbery, that the officers who had it in hand almost wished it had never been committed.

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  • We routed the other team.
  • The military force was routed, but regrouped in the high mountains.

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