For now, the momentum does appear to be firmly behind the rebel forces in the east and their pell-mell dash through the desert.
Disenfranchised or citizens, allies or aliens, pell-mell the lot of them in we will squeeze.
This was promptly followed by a pell-mell dash for the open.
He led the way himself, and the others followed in rather a pell-mell fashion.
Thus the facts reach us pell-mell, without distinction of nature.
A rush was made to the clump of trees, and a pell-mell scamper down the steep bank.
On board went the Rough Riders pell-mell, and not a minute too soon.
The grimy men passed on, pell-mell—laughing and chatting so gaily that Johannes could not help wondering.
The condemned were loaded into them pell-mell, with hands tied.
He entered the city, pell-mell, with the fugitives, and annihilated the entire German force.
"confusedly," 1570s, from Middle French pêle-mêle, from Old French pesle mesle (12c.), apparently a jingling rhyme on the second element, which is from the stem of the verb mesler "to mix, mingle" (see meddle). Phonetic French form pelly melly is attested in English from mid-15c.
In a confused, disorderly manner: “After the assembly, the students ran pell-mell from the auditorium.”