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Although the hearing was meant to focus on misinformation, it became an all-hands drubbing of the CEOs over everything from their market dominance to the fate of a local Republican party organization’s Facebook page.
JACK DORSEY IS LEAVING MARK ZUCKERBERG TO FIGHT SECTION 230 ALONENICOLÁS RIVEROMARCH 25, 2021QUARTZ
A spectacular drubbing would have been better, but simply collecting victories keeps the Aggies in the playoff picture for another week.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WINNERS AND LOSERS: PAC-12 PLAYOFF HOPES DISAPPEAR WITH OREGON’S LOSSPATRICK STEVENSNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He just wanted to bring the drubbing San Diego Republicans had experienced into relief.
POLITICS REPORT: WINNERS AND LOSERS SPECIAL EDITIONSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSNOVEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I want Thatcher to have his way in that convention, naming the ticket as far as he pleases, and appearing to give me a drubbing.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
He would have handed me a merciless drubbing if he had caught me, with my nether end hanging helplessly on the outside.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
Go to him there, and you'll find him perched on a stool, and a good drubbing won't hurt him.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He gave young McKenzie a severe drubbing and the latter had to go home with his clothes torn and his nose bleeding.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
I want to see you give that big brute the drubbing he merits, so he will keep still for a while.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
"We must compel an engagement," said Washington, eager to give the foe a sound drubbing before it was too late.
FROM FARM HOUSE TO THE WHITE HOUSEWILLIAM M. THAYER
Lil Artha was for giving him the drubbing he richly deserved; but Elmer counselled differently.
STORM-BOUNDALAN DOUGLAS
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WORDS RELATED TO DRUBBING

  • beating
  • comedown
  • confusion
  • debacle
  • disaster
  • drubbing
  • embarrassment
  • flight
  • hiding
  • overthrow
  • retreat
  • romp
  • ruin
  • shambles
  • shutout
  • thrashing
  • trashing
  • upset
  • vanquishment
  • walkover
  • washout
  • waxing
  • whipping
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