put to rout

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In the Wind River valley, which lies east of the mountains, they were encountered by a powerful war party of that tribe, and completely put to rout.
Or should she, confident, As sitting queen adored on Beauty's throne, Descend with all her winning charms begirt To enamour, as the zone of Venus once Wrought that effect on Jove (so fables tell), How would one look from his majestic brow, Seated as on the top of Virtue's hill, Discountenance her despised, and put to rout All her array, her female pride deject, Or turn to reverent awe
After generations of conflict, the men with large ideas had at last put to rout the men of small ideas.
I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life, to cut a broad swath and shave close, to drive life into a corner, and reduce it to its lowest terms, and, if it proved to be mean, why then to get the whole and genuine meanness of it, and publish its meanness to the world; or if it were sublime, to know it by experience, and be able to give a true account of it in my next excursion.
I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life,'' he wrote.
Royal Challengers were then put to rout after seamer Sandeep Sharma removed Chris Gayle and skipper Virat Kohli off consecutive deliveries in the second over and the hosts were pegged to 166 for nine.
Oh, I know, the Europhiles were put to rout last time and just about every one of their arguments has been discredited ( the British economy has done very well thank you outside the Eurozone, London's position as Europe's financial capital is stronger than ever, our share of trade has not been diminished and British tourists were not won over by the thrill of handling euros.
CAMP SHERMAN - Henry David Thoreau went to the woods because he wished to live deliberately, to "live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life.
The Milanese fleet on the Po was put to rout by these forces, and Giangaleazzo lost 6,000 men who had to be left behind during a hasty and desperate retreat.
On that bill environmentalists put to rout the auto lobby, the steel lobby, the utility lobby, the coal lobby, and other entrenched groups commanding trillions of dollars in economic might.
If the Americans were put to rout, there was no hope of escape back across the Delaware River.