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English noun: trouncing

1. trouncing (event) a sound defeat

Synonymsdebacle, drubbing, slaughter, thrashing, walloping, whipping

Broader (hypernym)defeat, licking

2. trouncing (act) the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

Synonymsbeating, drubbing, lacing, licking, thrashing, whacking

Broader (hypernym)corporal punishment

Narrower (hyponym)flagellation, flagellation, flogging, lashing, tanning, whipping

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