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trample

tram·ple

trample

 
 
pronunciation:
traem pl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: trampled, tramples, trampling
definition: to tread heavily, noisily, and with crushing force; stamp (usu. fol. by on, upon, or over).
synonyms:
stomp, tramp, tread
similar words:
step
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to tread on or with a heavy, noisy, crushing step.
synonyms:
stomp, tramp
similar words:
crush, flatten, squash, stamp, tread
definition 2: to crush, destroy, or extinguish by or as if by treading underfoot (usu. fol. by out).
The harsh discipline trampled out all his finer instincts.
synonyms:
destroy, extinguish, squash, stamp out
similar words:
annihilate, crush, rout, ruin, wreck
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or sound of trampling.
synonyms:
stomp
similar words:
stamp, tramp, tread