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  • These had about as much effect as though they had been pelted with stones. Cited from Ismailia, by Samuel W. Baker
  • You say it was not because you were pelted and called names. Cited from The Lost Middy, by George Manville Fenn
  • And the next instant we had him one by each hand and pelted him with questions. Cited from The Lost Valley, by J. M. Walsh
  • How we pelted each other, how we laughed, and, oh, how hot we did get at last! Cited from My Young Days, by Anonymous
  • Every time he appeared outside we pelted him with rocks. Cited from Before Adam, by Jack London
  • They were taken to the railway station by police and soldiers, who were pelted with stones.
  • We pelted her so long with Stones, till at length she fell into the River. Cited from French Pathfinders in North America, by William Henry Johnson
  • If attached to one side, one is pelted by the other; if to neither, by both. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole v3, Horace Walpole
  • If he had said it was a machine to mark the hour, his clock would have been broken and himself pelted. Cited from Lady John Russell, by Desmond MacCarthy and Agatha Russell
  • Then, a week from the day, we literally pelted the list with our names. Cited from Tom, Dick and Harry, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Another man came up to the laughing man and asked him if he knew the man whom he pelted with the date stone.
  • If you say a word I will go down the town and join those who pelted you with mud last night. Cited from The Bravest of the Brave, by G. A. Henty
  • And off again he pelted as hard as he could, till he began to think that it must have all been imagination. Cited from Weird Tales from Northern Seas, by Jonas Lie
  • Once, a man who did wrong was first elevated, and then pelted. Cited from Nature and Human Nature, by T. Haliburton
  • Then they lay down and pelted me with fallen fruit and stones, but seldom hit me. Cited from Lilith, by George MacDonald
  • As the stone crashed through the window the two children pelted off. Cited from The Ship of Stars, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [AKA: Q]
  • The rain still pelted down outside, and the wind roared among the trees. Cited from Glen of the High North, by H. A. Cody
  • Order the fellow's face to be pelted with money. Cited from The Captiva and The Mostellaria, by Plautus
  • The rain now pelted down in warm, heavy drops, now stopped again. Cited from Resurrection, by Leo Tolstoy [Leo Tolstoi]
  • You must be prepared to stand their abuse, to the length of being pelted with stones by them. Cited from The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Volume 2
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Root form of pelted is pelt for the verb.

Meaning of pelted

  • verb Cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
    They pelted each other with snowballs