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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pelt.


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  • The rain pelted the steel roof and I wondered about the future of the grand canal, which has so far managed to weather almost 200 years of periodic economic storms.

    A Hundred Miles on the Erie Canal

  • Heavy rain pelted the track for a second straight day, forcing Super Saver to stay inside his barn, where he walked in circles after coming out of the 1-mile race in good shape.

    Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver will run in Preakness

  • Rain pelted the Giants 'waterfront ballpark for most of the morning, but it abated before game time and eventually gave way to warm sunshine, despite bleak weather forecasts.

  • What a welcome diversion the books made as rain pelted the plate glass.

    2008 September 17 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • A light rain pelted the largely orange-clad crowd of 32,517 in the second half, with even Terrapins mascot Testudo donning a rain poncho over his shell.

  • CINCINNATI (AP) - Rain pelted Brock Berlin's face as he settled in for his first regular-season snap in the NFL.

  • The rain pelted down on him and he moved like lightening.

    Send'er Down

  • As rain pelted the field at Shea Stadium, it was only fitting that the Mets-Cardinals game wouldn't be played.

    Pilot's view: It's not for everyone

  • Rain pelted the Stadium Course right after Woods and Kelly went out to the practice range, suspending the final round for 2 hours, 52 minutes and leading to the second straight year of a Monday finish. - Woods takes control as storms push TPC to Monday

  • A heavy rain pelted Augusta National on Tuesday and suspended practice rounds for two hours. - Woods carries historic-sized attentions


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