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pel ting

  • n  anything happening rapidly or in quick successive
    a pelting of insults
  • v  cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
  • v  attack and bombard with or as if with missiles
  • v  rain heavily

  • After the presiding Islamic judge had cast the first stone, five other people began pelting the hooded figures with rocks, some as large as oranges.
  • In Paris, young leftists paraded through a pelting rain.
  • Update: The rain started pelting Jerusalem at about 4 pm--at that point, the turnout was 42%, a fairly impressive amount unless Israelis were following the weather reports and .
News & Articles

  • Director of Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship sets plan in motion
    Damp from pelting rain, Jim Roberts sauntered into Harris Teeter's Port City Java, ordering his third cup of coffee for the day. He is already hard at work getting UNC Wilmington’s new Cente...
    June 12, 2013 - The Seahawk
  • Storm injures one, floods cars at Merion Golf Club
    Heavy rains pelting Merion Golf Club Friday afternoon created two emergencies at the club which is gearing up to host the 2013 U.S. Open next week. Police radio reported that about 3: 45 p.m., two cars became stranded in high water at Tunbridge Road and Ardmore Avenue. Police and Oakmont firefighters helped remove three people from the cars.
    June 12, 2013 - News of Delaware County
  • U.S. Open: UPDATE: Former U.S. Open champion: We're going to have a soft golf course
    Four inches of rain pelting the Main Line Friday, and additional downpours that suspended practice rounds for a half-hour Monday afternoon, have softened the Merion East course three days before the U.S. Open is to begin.
    June 12, 2013 - Main Line Times

  • P Chidambaram in AFP
    It is important that people do not come on to the streets and start stone pelting,Home Minister P. Chidambaram told reporters in New Delhi, saying the restrictions on all public movement would remain in force for some days.
  • Omar Abdullah in
    With folded hands, I appeal to all the parents to counsel their children, to ensure that their children do not come out and engage security forces in stone pelting,Abdullah told a news conference as violence spread to the southern region of...

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