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stompverb [I/T]

us   /stɑmp/
to put your foot down so that it hits the ground with a lot of force, or to walk with heavy steps: [I always + adv/prep] She had waited hours already and was about to stomp away furiously.
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stompverb

uk   /stɒmp/ us   /stɑːmp/
[I usually + adv/prep] to walk with intentionally heavy steps, especially as a way of showing that you are annoyed: She stomped up the stairs and slammed her bedroom door. He woke up in a bad mood and stomped off to the bathroom.
[I or T] US UK stamp to put a foot down on the ground hard and quickly, making a loud noise, often to show anger: The little boy was stomping his foot and refusing to take his medicine. She stood by the road, st0mping her feet to stay warm. I wish those people upstairs would stop stomping around. Why did you stomp on that insect?
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