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24 May 2024 @ 5:00 am

Definition: (noun) A defeat in a game where one side fails to score. Synonyms: skunk. Usage: The coach knew that if his team could score just one point, it would avoid the humiliation of a shutout. Discuss


23 May 2024 @ 5:00 am

Definition: (noun) A sound thrashing or defeat. Synonyms: debacle, drubbing, thrashing, trouncing, whipping, slaughter. Usage: The tournament was an embarrassment, with our team receiving a thorough walloping from the opponent.


22 May 2024 @ 5:00 am

Definition: (noun) A state of extreme poverty or destitution. Synonyms: indigence, penury, need. Usage: Two children begged for money on the subway, and their pauperism weighed heavily on the minds of the train's passengers.