Synonyms to dusting

defeat, KO, Waterloo, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, baffle, bafflement, balk, balking, bankruptcy, bar, bear down, bear the palm, beat, beat all hollow, beat down, beat hollow, beating, best, betrayed hope, bilk, blast, blasted expectation, blighted hope, block, blow, brave, bring down, buffet, cast down, challenge, check, checkmate, circumvent, cleaning, cleanup, clobber, clobbering, comedown, confound, confounding, confront, confute, conquer, conquest, contradict, contravene, controvert, cook, counter, counteract, countermand, counterwork, cross, cruel disappointment, crush, dash, dashed hope, debacle, defeasance, defeat expectation, defy, demolish, deny, destroy, disappoint, disappointment, discomfit, discomfiture, disconcert, disconcertion, discountenance, dish, disillusion, disillusionment, dismiss, dispose of, disrupt, dissatisfaction, dissatisfy, do for, do in, downcast, downthrow, drub, drubbing, elude, end, failure, fallen countenance, fiasco, finish, fix, fizzle, floor, flummox, foil, foiling, forlorn hope, frustrate, frustration, futility, hide, hinder, hope deferred, hors de combat,