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

  Pitch \Pitch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pitched; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Pitching.] [See Pitch, n.]
     1. To cover over or smear with pitch. --Gen. vi. 14.
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     2. Fig.: To darken; to blacken; to obscure.
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              The welkin pitched with sullen could. --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pitching \Pitch"ing\, n.
     1. The act of throwing or casting; a cast; a pitch; as, wild
        pitching in baseball.
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     2. The rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of
        stone. --Mayhew.
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     3. (Hydraul. Eng.) A facing of stone laid upon a bank to
        prevent wear by tides or currents.
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     Pitching piece (Carp.), the horizontal timber supporting
        the floor of a platform of a stairway, and against which
        the stringpieces of the sloping parts are supported.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pitching
      n 1: (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball
           team
      2: abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other
         conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
         [syn: lurch, pitch, pitching]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "pitching":
     archery, careening, casting, chucking, dangling, firing, flinging,
     gunnery, heaving, hurling, inclining, jaculation, leaning, lobbing,
     lurching, musketry, oblique, pitched, projection, reeling, rocking,
     rolling, shooting, skeet, skeet shooting, slinging, sloped,
     sloping, swaying, swinging, throwing, tilted, tilting, tipped,
     tossing, trajection, trapshooting
  
  

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