Trouncing
Trounce Trounce, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trounced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trouncing}.] [F. tronce, tronche, a stump, piece of wood. See {Truncheon}.] To punish or beat severely; to whip smartly; to flog; to castigate. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • thrashing — noun 1. the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows • Syn: ↑beating, ↑licking, ↑drubbing, ↑lacing, ↑trouncing, ↑whacking • Derivationally related forms: ↑whack ( …   Useful english dictionary

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