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Synonyms for trouncing

the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

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However, those eight-year-olds on the losing side, will have walked away promising they would never again endure such a 'comprehensive trouncing'.
Leaders Lampeter enjoyed a 44-7 trouncing of visitors New Dock Stars.
In the Premiership, bottom club Bolton earned their first away win of the season, trouncing troubled Middlesbrough 4-1.
Wesley So put a fitting ending to a sterling showing by trouncing Ian Nepomniachtchi in the 13th round on Sunday, running away with the 79th Tata Steel Masters Chess crown in the Netherlands.
T Carlile refers to Scotland trouncing England just after the 1966 world cup.
"Liverpool were trouncing Tranmere, but by the end, it was very close and Tranmere lost by just one point," he said.
A solid sportsman, he takes to the dirt track on triathlon bike rides and retains fond memories scoring winning touch downs in high school or simply trouncing the competition in wrestling championships.
JUST a week after trouncing England, Ireland and Wales in the Home Nations Shore Championships down at Holyhead, the Scotland team were all back in action to stake their claims to represent their country in 2006.
Cool Cousin scored her third win when trouncing her rivals by seven lengths under Irish champion apprentice Tadhg O'Shea in the six-furlong 0-80 handicap.
CARDIFF, conquerors of holders, Whitchurch, marched into the final of the Welsh Cup after a 6 - 0 trouncing of Plas Coch.
The adopted Briton, who has an estimated fortune of pounds 1 billion, apparently made the donation - his first to the party - early last week, before the Tory poll trouncing.
STOCKINGFORD SS have gone back to the top of the M&B Tuesday Night Games League's championship table after an emphatic 13-3 trouncing of the Midland Railway team.
THE dark cloud hanging over Bedford, with backer Frank Warren locked in a legal battle with Don King looks far blacker after this trouncing.
Even after 6 days, half the bullies were still trouncing their nest mates.
I'vehadit, appreciating the step up to two and a half miles, followed up his previous two-mile success over the course by trouncing his rivals by 13 lengths under 7lb claimer Paul Wade in the two-and-a-half mile novice handicap hurdle.