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rout -- as in: the team was routed
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The Return of the King
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  • Yet he is resolved to stay with the rearguard, lest the retreat over the Pelennor become a rout.
  • The retreat became a rout.
  • Thus we crossed over Gilrain, driving the allies of Mordor in rout before us; and then we rested a while.
  • 'Is there anyone in this rout with authority to treat with me?' he asked.

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

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