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  Words related to pelt

Related / Similar Words: hide, skin, fur, pepper, bombard, pour, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets

 

Definition:
  • body covering of a living animal;
  • the dressed hairy coat of a mammal;
  • attack and bombard with or as if with missiles; "pelt the speaker with questions";
  • cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile; "They pelted each other with snowballs";
  • rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it''s pouring outside!";

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    Hyponyms: astrakhan, bearskin, beaver, chinchilla, ermine, fox, lambskin, lapin, rabbit, leopard, mink, muskrat, otter, raccoon, sable, seal, sealskin, squirrel, lapidate, snowball, egg, sheet, sluice, sluice down

     

    Entailments: throw

     

    Derivational Morphology: skin, scrape, pelter, rain, pelting, downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, soaker

     

     
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