Thesaurus / trounce

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There will soon be fewer pirates for you to trounce, I hope, my lad.

Blackbeard: BuccaneerRalph D. Paine

Hate that old Don; used me very ill; wish I could trounce him.

Cecilia, Volume 3 (of 3)Frances (Fanny) Burney (Madame d'Arblay)

Yet thereupon the actor dared, saying: "But for—others—I'd trounce you with it like a schoolmaster."

Gideon's BandGeorge W. Cable

This was the young man who, less than an hour ago, was vowing to trounce the author of "Ashes" for his gloomy view of life.

The Call of the TownJohn Alexander Hammerton

Apollo proceeded to trounce the baby, with scant success, however, for Mercury persisted in his assumption of ignorance.

"You were the first one he asked for when he came to his senses," said Mrs. Trounce, as Paul stepped softly to the bedside.

The Hero of Garside SchoolJ. Harwood Panting

I have already fed a glib-tongued parrot, with a coif on his head, that will trounce you.

It would be just as well to trounce Lord Byron in the same manner.

Here he nodded his head at Jorrocks as much as to say, "I'll trounce you, my boy!"

Jorrocks' Jaunts and JollitiesRobert Smith Surtees

Oh, I could find it in my heart to trounce that fellow, sister.

Horse-Shoe RobinsonJohn Pendleton Kennedy

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