pelt along

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v pelt along move fast "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests","The cars raced down the street"
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Usage

In literature:

He pelted along, stumbling, recovering, stumbling again.
"A Poor Wise Man" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
The children followed it along down the brook, and began to pelt it with stones, and soon got into a high frolic.
"Rollo at Play" by Jacob Abbott
Among the leaders were Ken and Dave, who struggled along, side by side, still untouched amid the pelting storm of lead.
"On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles" by Thomas Charles Bridges
They ran eagerly along the edge of the masonry, pelted by rain and wind.
"The Texan Star" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Come along, child; it is pelting cats and dogs, if you know what that means: you have a wet welcome to Heathfield.
"Uncle Max" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
He tore along the turf road to Colet House as hard as he could pelt.
"The Terrible Twins" by Edgar Jepson
Then Stonewall Jackson came along the front, riding in a pelting, leaden rain.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
The twenty steps along the steep face of the canyon, pelted by rain, were like two hundred.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
I come along out every season chasing pelts.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
As the boys, with the rejoicing Don at their heels, pelted along, Sam Morrow overtook them in a cart and told them to jump in.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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In poetry:

Here in this spring, stars float along the void;
Here in this ornamental winter
Down pelts the naked weather;
This summer buries a spring bird.
"Here In This spring" by Dylan Thomas

In news:

VEGA BAJA, Puerto Rico — When heavy rains begin to pelt a flood-prone neighborhood along Puerto Rico's north coast, people start sharpening their knives and preparing their lassoes.
Many drivers often find themselves behind dump truck s when traveling along I75, and we all know how annoying it can me when little pieces of rock pelt our windshield.
When heavy rains begin to pelt a flood-prone neighborhood along Puerto Rico's north coast, people start sharpening their knives and preparing their lassoes.
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