pelt (someone or something) with (something)

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pelt (someone or something) with (something)

To throw a lot of something at someone or something very forcefully. The group of boys pelted John with snowballs. The protestors began pelting the courthouse with rotten fruit and vegetables.
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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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"Some of the attackers wore masks and they pelted us with firebombs, stones and hurled metal rods at us."
"What happened today was simple: We went to protest in front of the Moqattam HQ and the sheep pelted us with rocks, so we stripped them, violated their honour (i.e.
"We had to defend ourselves against the barbaric attacks from the soldiers who pelted us with stones from the roofs of government buildings in Al Qasr Al Eini Street," said a protester, giving his first name as Fares.
Then, in a final angry gesture, Mother Nature pelted us with high-speed, horizontal hail until we finally threw in the soaking towel.
Not only that, it's educational too, although my history teachers never dressed up as mummies and pelted us with body parts, sadly.
They still pelted us with rocks but once on the more public street, they melted away.
Firefighter Terry Griffin said: ``They pelted us with stones and rocks, and we were forced to run back into the truck.
A fire service spokesman said today: "There was a gang of kids - big ones and little ones - who pelted us with stones.
Their supporters pelted us with oranges during the warm-up and the whole atmosphere got to the referee, who gave them everything in the match.
"My colleague and I were in the police patrol vehicle when the rioters pelted us with Molotov cocktails, so we fired pellet shots in the air to scare them away.
"They then pelted us with Molotov cocktails and we were set alight.
"We tried to disperse them, but they pelted us with Molotov cocktails and our vehicle was set ablaze.
"Masked rioters came out from beside a mosque and a nearby health care centre before they pelted us with around 60 Molotov cocktails.
"We fired tear gas at rioters as they pelted us with Molotov cocktails, stones and