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synonyms for pelted

  • assail
  • batter
  • bombard
  • hurl
  • pepper
  • pummel
  • shower
  • belabor
  • belt
  • career
  • cast
  • charge
  • dash
  • hammer
  • knock
  • lapidate
  • pound
  • pour
  • rain
  • rush
  • shoot
  • sling
  • speed
  • stone
  • strike
  • swat
  • tear
  • thrash
  • wallop

antonyms for pelted

MOST RELEVANT
  • lose
  • slow
  • tap
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How to use pelted in a sentence

Still, some farmers fear that further coronavirus outbreaks could take down an industry that has struggled for over a decade with declining prices for pelts.
MINK FARMERS ARE SKIPPING TO THE FRONT OF THE VACCINE LINE — FOR AN IMPORTANT REASONDAN SIMMONSFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s also likely that the living animals glow like their pelts, she says, as that’s been the case for all other known fluorescent mammals.
A BLUE-GREEN GLOW ADDS TO PLATYPUSES’ LONG LIST OF BIZARRE FEATURESCHRISTIE WILCOXNOVEMBER 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
His gunners pelted the unwieldy budgerows with round shot until they began to sink.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It appeared on the trial that the soldiers were abused, insulted, threatened, and pelted before they fired.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
Mobs collected; soldiers filled the streets and were pelted.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
A torrent of the shafts fell all about us, and many pelted against our shields.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
When he tried to preach he was pelted with stones and mud and mocked on every side.
A TREASURY OF HEROES AND HEROINESCLAYTON EDWARDS
Burt snorted his disgust while Shady Jones, roundly swearing, pelted the smoldering camp-fire with stones.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
A trooper who rode into it a few days later was pelted with stones, tarred and feathered, and sent back to Port Southern.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
The Lilburnes of this hollow world are not to be pelted with the soft roses of poetical justice.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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