trample

Part of speech: verb

To tread under foot.

Part of speech: verb

To step heavily.

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Usage examples "trample":

  1. There was not one yellow dog that he did not give chase to and try to trample on. - "Caves of Terror", Talbot Mundy.
  2. Then, when my heart was quite gone in despair, and all trouble shrank into a trifle, I heard a loud shout, and the trample of feet, and the rattle of arms, and the clash of horses. - "Slain By The Doones", R. D. Blackmore.
  3. The infantry, the flower of Egypt, were as lions roaring on the mountains; the charioteers, selected from among the most rapid warriors, had for their captains only officers confident in themselves; the horses quivered in all their limbs, and were burning to trample the nations underfoot. - "History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12)", G. Maspero.