massacre, whipping, beating, overthrow, rout, drubbing, win, licking, vanquishment, thrashing, trimming, defeat.
She had made them so herself, sweeping and dusting,
and even leaving Richard's dressing- gown and slippers by the chair where he usually sat the evenings he was at home.
The woman was dusting
law books and the men were packing them away in boxes.
All the forenoon, he and Sue were sweeping and dusting
and putting the house in order.