Origin of pummel
OTHER WORDS FROM pummelun·pum·meled, adjectiveun·pum·melled, adjective
How to use pummel in a sentence
A security camera’s recording of their encounter, viewed by The Washington Post, shows Onoja pinning Hall’s arms with his knees, pummeling him and showering him in pepper spray.These are the police misconduct lawsuits the public hears little about|Paul Schwartzman|December 25, 2020|Washington Post
That changed in 2017 when the city and county’s fumbling response to a deadly hepatitis A outbreak pummeled San Diego’s homeless population made national and international headlines.Morning Report: Faulconer’s Complicated Homelessness Legacy|Voice of San Diego|December 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Toward the end of 2017, though, many North Shore homeowners decided to ignore prior denials and armored their shorelines with sandbags and heavy fabric as waves pummeled their properties.How Famous Surfers and Wealthy Homeowners Are Endangering Hawaii’s Beaches|by Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser|December 5, 2020|ProPublica
Current conditions in Chadron, OH where snow continues to pummel the area.PM Update: Clear and cold tonight, then it’s a bit warmer Thursday|Ian Livingston|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
He completed a single pass for 13 yards and threw two interceptions as Denver was pummelled by a New Orleans Saints team that didn’t look that much better.
Despite an aggressive public relations strategy and outreach to Republican opinion makers, Rubio took a sustained pummeling.Six Events From 2013 That Will Affect the 2016 White House Race|David Catanese|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mantoloking and Seaside Heights took the worst pummeling by Sandy's storm surge.
Conservatives are pummeling Marco Rubio—which is the best thing that could have happened to him.
Pundits and politicians are again pummeling each other over the bombing and lots of related issues.Trash Talk Returns as Pols, Pundits Point Fingers Over Boston Bombing|Howard Kurtz|April 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, they were pummeling the Labour Party, which had given them most of those powers.
Dick at last tired of pummeling Garry, and soon he joined in the laughter, for the joke was undeniably on him.The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers|Claude A. Labelle
Pummeling some rude fellow who needed it was a satisfaction.Strange Stories of the Great River|Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
And there was the devil and a Smalander, who were pummeling each other with might and main.The Swedish Fairy Book|Various
Hen, there is Miss Margaret pummeling the window for you to notice her.Told In The Hills|Marah Ellis Ryan
And as for the pummeling I got afterward with the knucks—that was my own lookout—the railroad company is not to blame for that.The Promise|James B. Hendryx