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whup

[hwuhp, wuhp] /ʰwʌp, wʌp/
verb (used with object), whupped, whupping. South Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
to whip; beat or defeat decisively:
The top seed whupped his opponent in three straight sets.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; orig. Scots form of whip
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whup

/wʌp; wʊp/
verb whups, whupping, whupped
1.
(transitive) (mainly US, informal) to defeat totally; overwhelm
Word Origin
C19: variant of whip
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