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pelt



Pronunciation: (pelt), [key]
v.t.
1. to attack or assail with repeated blows or with missiles.
2. to throw (missiles).
3. to drive by blows or missiles: The child pelted the cows home from the fields.
4. to assail vigorously with words, questions, etc.
5. to beat or rush against with repeated forceful blows: The wind and rain pelted the roofs and walls of the houses for four days.

v.i.
1. to strike blows; beat with force or violence.
2. to throw missiles.
3. to hurry.
4. to beat or pound unrelentingly: The wind, rain, and snow pelted against the castle walls.
5. to cast abuse.

n.
1. the act of pelting.
2. a vigorous stroke; whack.
3. a blow with something thrown.
4. speed.
5. an unrelenting or repeated beating, as of rain or wind.

pelt



Pronunciation: (pelt), [key]
n.
1. the untanned hide or skin of an animal.
2. Facetious.the human skin.
3. in one's pelt, Facetious.naked.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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