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trounce
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Definition
beat severely with a whip or rod;
or: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict;
or: censure severely or angrily
  • He moped into the schoolyard wishing she were a boy, and imagining how he would trounce her if she were.
    Chapter 20 (10% in)

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