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 for Pelting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pelting \Pel"ting\, a.
     Mean; paltry. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pelt \Pelt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pelted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Pelting.] [OE. pelten, pulten, pilten, to thrust, throw,
     strike; cf. L. pultare, equiv. to pulsare (v. freq. fr.
     pellere to drive), and E. pulse a beating.]
     1. To strike with something thrown or driven; to assail with
        pellets or missiles, as, to pelt with stones; pelted with
        hail.
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              The chidden billows seem to pelt the clouds. --Shak.
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     2. To throw; to use as a missile.
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              My Phillis me with pelted apples plies. --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pelting
      n 1: anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain
           of bullets"; "a pelting of insults" [syn: rain,
           pelting]

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