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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trounce /ˈtraʊn(t)s/
 (vt.)打,痛打,嚴懲

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trounce v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trounced p. pr. & vb. n. Trouncing ]  To punish or beat severely; to whip smartly; to flog; to castigate. [Colloq.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 trounce
      v 1: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged
           the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
           [syn: flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash,
            strap]
      2: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi
         beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the
         competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football
         game" [syn: beat, beat out, crush, shell, vanquish]
      3: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child
         for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the
         Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for
         bringing cold soup" [syn: call on the carpet, rebuke,
         rag, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress
         down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out,
          remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste,
          lambast]