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rout
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

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Definition
an overwhelming defeat; or a disorderly retreat
  • They understand nothing about warfare, they simply go on and let themselves be shot down. A single flyer routed two companies of them for a joke, just as they came fresh from the train—before they had ever heard of such a thing as cover.
    Chapter 11 (49% in)
routed = sent running (in disorderly retreat)
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