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  • n  the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
    the shelling went on for hours without pausing
  • v  use explosives on
    The enemy has been shelling us all day
  • v  create by using explosives
  • v  fall out of the pod or husk
  • v  hit the pitches of hard and regularly
  • v  look for and collect shells by the seashore
  • v  come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
  • v  remove from its shell or outer covering
  • v  remove the husks from

  • Most of the shelling seems concentrated at the northern end of the camp, where the Fatah al-Islam base is located.
  • They emerge, as Babayan did recently, only when there is a lull in the shelling.
  • In retaliation, Serbs begin shelling Muslim safe areas.
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    Weymouth police have a received a handful of reports in the past week about calls that Capt. Richard Fuller said are part of a widespread scam aimed at tricking victims into shelling out hundreds or thousands of dollars for the safe return of loved ones who aren’t actually in any danger.
    June 12, 2013 - Marshfield Mariner
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    Oprah Winfrey is once again sharing her massive fortune with those in need. Winfrey is shelling out $12 million to the National Mall in Washington, which will document African-American history. read more
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  • Bombs hit Syrian capital amid regime offensive
    In this citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, buildings are seen destroyed from Syrian forces shelling in Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported clashes between rebels and regime forces in the rebel-held neighborhood of Dar-al-Sayah in ...
    June 11, 2013 - Washington Examiner

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