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pummel
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
to hit repeatedly — usually with fists

or:

to damage seriously

or:

to defeat decisively
  • The night the helicopters came in, the vibrations pummeled us out of our beds.
    Book 5 — Exodus (32% in)

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