Examples of pummel in a Sentence
pummeled the mugger with her fists until help arrived
Recent Examples of pummel from the Web
No new talks on restrictions are planned, U.S. spokesman says The U.S. should expand the use of bomb-sniffing dogs and screening technology to avoid a sweeping ban on electronic devices that would pummel business travel, an airline group said.
The Devil in the White City’ reads like a gut-pummeling horror film.
In a press release, NASA notes that the planet’s bumpy surface can be spotted—proof of the craters and lumps the moon picked up as it was pummeled again and again by meteors and other objects.
The victim picked up his hat and walked away, but the other boy followed him and began pummeling him again, knocking him to the ground.
RIT (20-2), the top seed in the North Region, pummeled Wesleyan, 22-9, in a semifinal a week ago.
And as recently as the 2016 campaign, conservative media pummeled Hillary Clinton for oversensitivity to reporters, epitomized at a 2015 parade where her staff walked with a rope line to keep camera crews at a distance.
This year’s battle for Highway 1 began in January after a series of storms pummeled the Central Coast and saturated the Santa Lucias.
Meteors have proven rich in amino acids — the building blocks of life — and Earth was pummeled by meteors for the first 200 million years of its existence.
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Origin and Etymology of pummel
alteration of pommel
First Known Use: 1548
PUMMEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pummel for English Language Learners
: to repeatedly hit or punch (someone or something) very hard
PUMMEL Defined for Kids
Definition of pummel for Students
1 : to hit repeatedly
2 : to defeat badly
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