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Their left was surrounded and annihilated while the centre and right were driven from the field in complete rout.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
If the cavalry of the Guard had only charged home the enemy would have been driven off the field in complete rout.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
And in that sudden rout of courage and self-respect one conscious thought alone remained.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
If you were an only son, it might be your duty to stay; being one of many, 'tis nonsense to make a rout about parting with you.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Success meant the certain loss of one man among four—failure would carry with it a rout and massacre unexampled in modern war.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The adherents of the ministers were victorious, put the adverse mob to the rout, and cudgelled Colt himself into a muddy ditch.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
According to all precedents the battle should have ended in an Indian rout by the time the sun crossed the meridian.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Spun out over a line of twenty rods, the cavalcade was the image of senseless rout.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Garibaldi was sent to meet the Neapolitans, who had advanced as far as Albano, and drove them back in rout across the frontier.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
And in the following year, 1644, these "Fathers of American liberty" adopted measures equally decisive to "rout" the Baptists.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROUT

  • adherents
  • audience
  • circle
  • clientage
  • clientele
  • cortege
  • coterie
  • dependents
  • entourage
  • fans
  • group
  • groupies
  • hangers-on
  • patronage
  • patrons
  • public
  • retinue
  • rout
  • suite
  • support
  • supporters
  • train
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