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clobber

verb [T]  /ˈklɑb·ər/ us  

clobber verb [T] (HIT)

infml to hit hard: He got clobbered by a piece of falling rock. fig. A severe storm clobbered the region.

clobber verb [T] (DEFEAT)

to defeat completely: The party has been clobbered by a string of humiliating political losses.
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