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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Upon my word, I think the truth is the hardest missile one can be pelted with."
Jammu and Kashmir [India], May 10, ( ANI ): Days after a resident of Chennai died in a stone pelting incident in Jammu and Kashmir, a similar incident has surfaced where the vehicle in which the District Judge of a Bengaluru Family Court was travelling in was pelted with stones.
Bharathi, along with her family, was on vacation in the state when on May 7, their car was pelted with stones near Narbal.
PSP chief Mustafa Kamal's was pelted with stones and his posters were torn off on Sunday as he reached the city to inaugurate the party's Sukkur office.
We are following Sunnat by being pelted with stones, he said, hinting at the incident at Taif when stones were hurled at the Prophet (PBUH).
KOTLI -- Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Faryal Talpur's convoy was pelted with stones in Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
According to reports, unidentified persons pelted with stones at Talpur's convoy when she was on her way to Kotli from Mirpur.
Jim Murphy has vowed to get back on his soapbox this week despite being pelted with eggs.
Leader Nick Griffin and his supporters were pelted with eggs and forced to abandon a gathering on College Green in Westminster yesterday after being targeted by protesters.
Crews are being pelted with stones and bottles by gangs of thugs around Royal Avenue in Widnes.
Two hours later, firefighters returned to tackle another deliberate fire and were pelted with stones and bottles
Cars and a bus were pelted with bricks and stones as they drove through the area.
Drivers of five cars and passengers on a Yorkshire Traction bus all escaped injury after the vehicles were pelted with stones last night.
The Dublin deputies will be pelted with cream pies if they lapse.
14 (ANI): The Kolkata bound Patna-Kolkata Express train came under attack by some robbers at the Jamui station and was later pelted with stones by the robbers.