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at full speed

As fast as possible. I drove at full speed, and I still got there late. Do you think she has a chance to win the race, if she runs at full speed? They are planning this wedding at full speed. I hope they don't forget any major details.
See also: full, speed

(at) full pelt

As fast as possible. I drove at full pelt, and I still got there late. Do you think she has a chance to win the race, if she runs at full pelt? They are planning this wedding at full pelt. I hope they don't forget any major details.
See also: full, pelt

(at) full tilt

As fast as something or someone can go. Once Tom caught the ball, he took off at full tilt toward the end zone. I started feeling nauseous on the way home because Kelly was driving full tilt on a windy highway.
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in (one's) pelt

old-fashioned, literary Nude; without any clothes on. Primarily heard in Ireland. He averted his eyes and shuffled his feet awkwardly when the mistress of the house emerged from the bathtub in her pelt and asked him for a towel. The old cottage had never been fitted with electricity or running water, so we used to bathe in the rain or the nearby stream in our pelts.
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at full speed

 and at full tilt; at full throttle
as fast as possible. The motor was running at full speed. John finished his running at full tilt. When the horse reached the back stretch he was at full throttle.
See also: full, speed

pelt down (on someone or something)

[for something] to fall down on someone or something hard or in quantity. (Typically rain, hail, sleet, stones, etc.) The rain pelted down on the children as they ran to their school bus. The ashes from the volcanic eruption pelted down on the town, covering the houses in a gray shroud.
See also: down, pelt

pelt someone or something with something

to hit or strike someone or something with something. The citizens pelted Max with rocks. The boys pelted the mad dog with a hail of stones.
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at full pelt

with great speed; as fast as possible.
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in your pelt

naked. Irish informal
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(at) full ˈpelt/ˈspeed/ˈtilt

with great speed, force, etc: The police were chasing him so he ran full pelt down the road.We drove down the road at full tilt.
See also: full, pelt, speed, tilt
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The ' All Kashmir Stone Pelters association' is claimed to have the backing of some political parties.
The investigation agency had arrested two notorious stone pelters from Jammu and Kashmir earlier in September as a part of ongoing crackdown against terror funding in the state.
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Every day I've got pelters off the lads, saying you've just got to take it since you're the youngest.
New Delhi [India] September 5 ( ANI ): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested two notorious stone pelters from Jammu and Kashmir as a part of ongoing crackdown against terror funding in the state.
With the closure of these groups and ban on internet services in the state, gathering of stone- pelters has been slowed down to a large extent and their payments have also been adversely affected," the sources said.
4 percent parents have said that stone pelters include youth from all backgrounds.
Then he gets global pelters for dropping in the wrong place as well as being penalised another two strokes.
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SO THE SNP are getting pelters from some people for not processing the farmers grants for a second year.
TRIBAL youth in a remote Madhya Pradesh region have offered their expertise in using slingshots to help the paramilitary forces in countering stone- pelters in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Gers will get pelters from 50,000 screaming Serbs in a capacity crowd - but the Scotland star claims they have the experience to deal with it.
Army picks up ISI chatter aimed at mobilising terrorists and stone- pelters around election- bound seats in Valley