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defeat

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the act of defeating or the condition of being defeated

to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

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a disorderly crowd of people

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an overwhelming defeat

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cause to flee

dig with the snout

make a groove in

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defeat disastrously

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In his lust of meat he makes straight at them but in vain, for darts from strong hands assail him, and burning brands which daunt him for all his hunger, so in the morning he slinks sulkily away--even so did Menelaus sorely against his will leave Patroclus, in great fear lest the Achaeans should be driven back in rout and let him fall into the hands of the foe.
Rout to have steam up to-morrow afternoon at one o'clock sharp.
Thomas Mugridge routed me out at half-past five, much in the fashion that Bill Sykes must have routed out his dog; but Mr.
"Senor, you have ended this perilous adventure more safely for yourself than any of those I have seen: perhaps these people, though beaten and routed, may bethink themselves that it is a single man that has beaten them, and feeling sore and ashamed of it may take heart and come in search of us and give us trouble enough.
Five minutes later, Tom Thurston entered, and Julia Monson came down to receive HIM, her pique not interfering, and it being rather stylish to be disengaged on the morning of the day when the household was in all the confusion of a premeditated rout.
With daylight their courage would be equal to the demands of a charge upon the handful of beasts that had routed them from their rightful abodes.
The gods must be proud, thought I, with such forked flashes to rout a poor unarmed fisherman.