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English definition of “pummel”

pummel

verb [T]  /ˈpʌm·əl/ (-l-, -ll-) us  
to hit someone or something repeatedly, esp. with your fists: She hates watching boxers pummel and be pummeled in the ring.fig. The region was pummeled by its second storm in less than a week.
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