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pummel
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
to hit repeatedly — usually with fists

or:

to damage seriously

or:

to defeat decisively
  • Then, he and my sister would pair off in such nonsensical speculations about Miss Havisham, and about what she would do with me and for me, that I used to want—quite painfully—to burst into spiteful tears, fly at Pumblechook, and pummel him all over.
    Chapter 12 (71% in)

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