pummel

[puhm-uhl]
verb (used with object), pummeled, pummeling or (especially British) pummelled, pummelling.
to beat or thrash with or as if with the fists.
Also, pommel.


Origin:
1540–50; alteration of pommel

unpummeled, adjective
unpummelled, adjective
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pummel (ˈpʌməl)
 
vb , (US) -mels, -melling, -melled, -mels, -meling, -meled
(tr) Also (less commonly): pommel to strike repeatedly with or as if with the fists
 
[C16: see pommel]

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pummel
1540s, alteration of pommel in the verbal sense of "to beat repeatedly."
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Example sentences
Same thing that the guys getting pummeled by shrapnel were doing up here.
Whatever the context, watching largely defenseless, densely packed urban areas
  being pummeled with missiles is traumatizing.
She's been cooling her pummeled heels lately, which doesn't mean she's
  traveling any less.
The facial muscles twitch and contort, as if pummeled by a hail of invisible
  darts.
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