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pummel
used in The Princess Bride

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Definition
to hit repeatedly — usually with fists

or:

to damage seriously

or:

to defeat decisively
  • He just grabbed him, swung him around his head once, twice, smashed his skull against the nearest boulder, pounded him, pummeled him, gave him a final squeeze for good measure and tossed the remains of what once had been alive into a nearby crevice.
    p. 170.3

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