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Noun
The skin of an animal with the fur, wool, or hair still on it
“Giant pandas are also poached as their pelt carries a high price in the black market.”
Noun
A blow or stroke, especially from something thrown or falling
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“About mid-day, however, a furious pelt of rain came down and washed the heart out of the French.”
Noun
Thick hair
Noun
A repeated light tapping
Verb
To hurl projectiles or missiles at repeatedly
“I screamed back, taking the chance when he had his belly exposed to pelt him with cannon fire.”
Verb
To strike or hit repeatedly
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“The rain would pelt hard on the roof of the trailer, making it resound like a drum.”
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To rain heavily
“One minute, the sun would be shining bright, and two seconds later, rain would pelt down so hard you couldn't see.”
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
“Jake thought it would be amusing to pelt snowballs at me as I passed him.”
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To run somewhere very quickly
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“Lorcan cried with excitement, tearing his hand free of his mother's to pelt across the open space.”
Verb
To make a repeated light tapping sound
Verb
To teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
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