"trampled" in the verb sense
1. tread, trample
tread or stomp heavily or roughly
"The soldiers trampled across the fields"
injure by trampling or as if by trampling
"The passerby was trampled by an elephant"
3. tramp down, trample, tread down
walk on and flatten
"tramp down the grass"
"trample the flowers"
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