What does trounced mean?
1. To beat severely 2. To punish 3. To defeat decisively It is in this latter sense that we hear it most often. The Patriots trounced the Browns. 1. to beat severely; thrash. 2. to punish. 3. to defeat decisively.
overwhelmed (adj) * overcome, overawed, speechless, dazed, stunned, incredulous, flabbergasted (informal), astounded, gobsmacked (UK, slang), amazed, dumbfounded, knocked for six (UK, informal)antonym: unimpressed * overpowered physically, overcome, beaten, conquered, crushed, subjugated, routed, vanquished, trounced * inundated, snowed under, swamped, flooded, exhausted
Julius Eriving Sorry, guess again. Actually, it was Dave DeBusschere who, as the general manager for the NY Nets, played Dr. J one on one quite often and trounced him every time. Julius just couldn't solve Dave's ferocious defense according to the article I read at the time in the (I believe) NY Daily News.
Canadian ice hockey became the benchmark for international ice hockey after the 1924 and 1928 Winter Olympics when the Canadian men's teams absolutely trounced their opponents by running up scores like 20 to 0 against the opposition. The other nations worked hard to bring their game up to the Canadian level -- something that was finally realized by the mid 1950's. Surreyfan
According to SOWPODS (the combination of Scrabble dictionaries used around the world) there are 9 words with the pattern T---N--D. That is, eight letter words with 1st letter T and 5th letter N and 8th letter D. In alphabetical order, they are: talented tenanted tetanoid thranged thronged trounced truanted tyranned tyranted