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A defeat in a game or competition

defeat

noun

failure to win a competition or to succeed in doing something

rout

noun

a complete defeat of an opponent in a battle, competition, or election

beating

noun

a bad defeat in a game, competition, or election

fall

noun

someone’s defeat or loss of power

massacre

noun

a serious defeat in a game or competition

elimination

noun

defeat in a competition

revenge

noun

the defeat of an opponent or team that previously defeated you in a sports event

drubbing

noun

a defeat in which someone loses very easily

licking

noun

an occasion when someone is easily defeated in a game or competition

demolition

noun

an easy defeat in a game or competition

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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