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pelting

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pelting

verb
present participle of pelt

Synonyms & Antonyms of pelting (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • pelted snowballs at each other while waiting for the bus

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The first known use of pelting was in 1540

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“Pelting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pelting. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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