pummel

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Related to pummelling: so far, undeterred, closed in, scrutinised, bumped up
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Scotty protested and reached for French Frank, who whirled upon him and fell on top of him in a pummelling clinch after a sprawl of twenty feet across the sand.
That master's cruel treatment of his own flesh and blood, and vile designs upon a young girl who interested even his broken- down, drunken, miserable hack, and made him linger in his service, in the hope of doing her some good (as, thank God, he had done others once or twice before), when he would, otherwise, have relieved his feelings by pummelling his master soundly, and then going to the Devil.
Before he could finish his abuse, they rushed in on him, and began pummelling at all of him which they could reach.