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synonyms for pummeling

  • flogging
  • licking
  • pounding
  • spanking
  • thrashing
  • trouncing
  • caning
  • pasting
  • punishment
  • tanning
  • walloping
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How to use pummeling 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 ABOUTPAUL SCHWARTZMANDECEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON 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 LEGACYVOICE OF SAN DIEGODECEMBER 7, 2020VOICE 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 BEACHESBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
Current conditions in Chadron, OH where snow continues to pummel the area.
PM UPDATE: CLEAR AND COLD TONIGHT, THEN IT’S A BIT WARMER THURSDAYIAN LIVINGSTONDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON 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.
THE NFL IS RUNNING OUT OF WIGGLE ROOMSARAH SHACHATDECEMBER 1, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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 SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
Pummeling some rude fellow who needed it was a satisfaction.
STRANGE STORIES OF THE GREAT RIVERABBIE JOHNSTON GROSVENOR
And there was the devil and a Smalander, who were pummeling each other with might and main.
THE SWEDISH FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
Hen, there is Miss Margaret pummeling the window for you to notice her.
TOLD IN THE HILLSMARAH 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 PROMISEJAMES B. HENDRYX
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUMMELING

  • caning
  • flogging
  • licking
  • pasting
  • pounding
  • pummeling
  • punishment
  • spanking
  • tanning
  • thrashing
  • trouncing
  • walloping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.