trounce: Word of the day for November 9, 2019 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

trounce , v :
(transitive) To beat severely; to thrash.
(transitive) To beat thoroughly, to defeat heavily; especially (games, sports) to win against (someone) by a wide margin.
(transitive) To chastise or punish physically or verbally; to scold with abusive language.
(transitive, Britain, regional) To punish by bringing a lawsuit against; to sue. […]
(intransitive, Britain, dialectal) To walk heavily or with some difficulty; to tramp, to trudge.
(intransitive, Britain, dialectal) To pass across or over; to traverse.
(intransitive) To travel quickly over a long distance.