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thump

verb
 
 
/θʌmp/
HIT [T] UK to hit someone with your fist (= closed hand) Hitting against objects accidentally and colliding
NOISE [I, T] to hit something and make a noise: She thumped the tambourine.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
HEART [I] If your heart thumps, it beats very quickly because you are excited or frightened: She stood outside the room, her heart thumping.The circulatory system and blood
thump noun [C]
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