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rout -- as in: the team was routed
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • A great chocolate-coloured pall lowered over heaven, but the wind was continually charging and routing these embattled vapours; so that as the cab crawled from street to street, Mr. Utterson beheld a marvellous number of degrees and hues of twilight; for here it would be dark like the back-end of evening; and there would be a glow of a rich, lurid brown, like the light of some strange conflagration; and here, for a moment, the fog would be quite broken up, and a haggard shaftof…
    p.31.7

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

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