verb (used with object), trounced, trounc·ing.
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Origin of trounce
OTHER WORDS FROM trouncetrouncer, nounun·trounced, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for trounce
In late 2019, a team used deep learning and generative models—similar to AlphaGo, the DeepMind algorithm that trounced humans at Go and wiped the Atari library—to conjure over 30,000 new drug molecules, a feat chemists could only dream of.2020 in Neuroscience, Longevity, and AI—and What’s to Come|Shelly Fan|December 22, 2020|Singularity Hub
After all, Democrats consistently trounced Republicans in the fundraising battle in 2020 Senate races but still wound up losing most of the competitive races.Where Are Georgia’s Senate Candidates Getting All That Cash From?|Chris Zubak-Skees|December 9, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
DeepMind trounced academic molecular biology labs that had been working on the protein-folding problem for a lot longer.Lessons from DeepMind’s breakthrough in protein-folding A.I.|Jeremy Kahn|December 1, 2020|Fortune
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans stayed undefeated, though they took very different routes to get there, while the previously unbeaten Green Bay Packers were trounced by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Aaron Rodgers Has A Bad Day, The Titans’ Offense Keeps On Chugging, And The Bears Continue To Confound|Sara Ziegler (firstname.lastname@example.org)|October 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
By his mid-twenties, he was trouncing everyone in sight, winning and setting course records at some of the most grueling endurance events on earth, including the Hardrock 100, UTMB, Sierra Zinal, and Pierra Menta.Kilian Jornet Has a New Book on His Epic Everest Quest|Nick Heil|September 29, 2020|Outside Online
A devotee, Kreeft gives Lewis the big philosophical guns, and has him trouncing Kennedy and Huxley pretty comprehensively.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Too bad it shows Republicans have learned nothing at all from their historic trouncing on Election Day.Michael Tomasky on the Ridiculousness of Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio|Michael Tomasky|December 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then he rattled off an impressive end to the season, trouncing Nadal and Djokovic.Roger Federer: The Transformation of a Tennis Star|Sujay Kumar|July 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Two years later he won the chairmanship of the council, trouncing another popular colleague.
With the midterms approaching, conventional wisdom has it the Dems will get a 1994-style trouncing.
Pea during the drive even cut jokes on the splendid trouncing administered to the grandee.The Fourth Estate, vol. 2|Armando Palacio Valds
But by and by the little fellow snapped at Jim and made Jim angry, and he bounced on the coyote and gave him a good trouncing.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail|Ezra Meeker
Marie Louise darted forward to save Victor from a ducking as well as a trouncing, and nearly ran over a man who was passing.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
Indeed they may terminate in a thorough trouncing of the male on the part of the lady of his affections.The Meaning of Evolution|Samuel Christian Schmucker
Rapid fire legs sidestep the etchings of industrious ants while silverfish are the boatmen trouncing human oars.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown