Sentence Examples


  • The building swayed gently in the strong winds whipping through southern Florida, and water pelted the windows across from her.
  • At a Friday service in the great mosque `Amr was insulted and pelted with pebbles.
  • To the confusion of his father and brothers he went about dressed in rags, so that his old companions pelted him with mud.
  • They cried out that he was unworthy of his office, and pelted him with the citrons which they were carrying as the Law prescribed.
  • In defending his proposals Mr Disraeli gave full scope to his most characteristic gifts; he pelted his opponents right and left with sarcasms, taunts and epigrams. Gladstone delivered an unpremeditated reply, which has ever since been celebrated.