thump

Part of speech: verb

To strike with a heavy dull sound.

Part of speech: noun

A blow making a dull sound.

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Usage examples "thump":

  1. We take elaborate pains to guard our face, and get a thump in the small of the back. - "Pebbles on the Shore", Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner).
  2. Nance's heart gave a violent thump. - "Molly Brown's Junior Days", Nell Speed.
  3. " It is a wonderful thing for you to have done, dear," he said at last, with a look that got down to the core of my inexperienced heart and made it thump uncomfortably. - "Phyllis", Maria Thompson Daviess.