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pummel
used in Inheritance

4 uses
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Definition
to hit repeatedly — usually with fists

or:

to damage seriously

or:

to defeat decisively
  • There they gorged themselves on meat and mead while the wind howled around them and bursts of rain pummeled the sides of the flapping tent.
    5 — Aftermath (97% in)
  • The heavier elements—the stones, the broken pieces of wood, and the clumps of dirt—fell straight down, pummeling the surface of the lake, while the smaller particles remained suspended in the air, forming a large brown smudge that slowly drifted farther west.
    34 — And the Walls Fell.... (73% in)
  • On both occasions, the downdrafts cast her out of the underbelly of the storm into the squalls of rain that pummeled the sea below.
    47 — A Crown of Ice and Snow (59% in)
  • Tall waves pummeled the ship, and for a day, they were all miserable as a cold rain and a fierce wind battered them.
    78 — Leave-Taking (32% in)

There are no more uses of "pummel" in Inheritance.

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