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 for trouncing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a sound defeat [syn: thrashing, walloping, debacle,
           drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping]
      2: the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
         [syn: beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing,
         lacing, trouncing, whacking]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  62 Moby Thesaurus words for "trouncing":
     Waterloo, bastinado, basting, battery, beating, belting, buffeting,
     caning, clubbing, collapse, conquering, conquest,
     corporal punishment, cowhiding, crash, cudgeling, deathblow,
     debacle, defeasance, defeat, destruction, downfall, drubbing,
     failure, fall, flagellation, flailing, flogging, fustigation,
     hiding, horsewhipping, lacing, lambasting, lashing, lathering,
     licking, mastery, overcoming, overthrow, overturn, pistol-whipping,
     quietus, rawhiding, rout, ruin, scourging, shellacking, smash,
     spanking, strapping, stripes, subdual, subduing, subjugation,
     swingeing, switching, thrashing, trimming, truncheoning, undoing,
     vanquishment, whipping

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