pummel

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beat

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strike, usually with the fist

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Only when the extraterrestrial pummeling began to subside, he suggests, could impact melts survive to tell their tale.
Alternatively, the pummeling could have wiped out existing life on Earth's surface but enabled other organisms to flourish--particularly those at the ocean bottom near heat-generating vents (SN: 1/9/99, p.
A new study suggests that this evolutionary Big Bang blossomed about the time that cosmic debris began pummeling our planet at an increasing rate.
By pummeling a lead target for more than 10 days with roughly a million trillion krypton ions, the team made three atoms of 118, which quickly decayed into 116, 114, and other elements.