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rout -- as in: the team was routed
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The House of Mirth
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  • Now and then, in a spasmodic burst of virtue—when the house had been too uproarious over night—Gus Trenor forced his genial bulk into a tight frock-coat and routed his daughters from their slumbers; but habitually, as Lily explained to Mr. Gryce, this parental duty was forgotten till the church bells were ringing across the park, and the omnibus had driven away empty.

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

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