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  • They don't get soggy and they add a little "umph" to it.

    King Ranch Chicken | Homesick Texan

  • It just didn't have that "umph" that the other movies had.

    It's Official - Jason Bourne Back in Action in Bourne 4 « FirstShowing.net

  • The cavalry consists entirely of Crusader Miniatures and these are very nice figures with the right amount of heft and "umph" to match up with my Suren and Elite Prussian cavalry.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Can hoist the ball fifty yards without putting much "umph" behind his tosses, showing the arm strength needed for the comeback and deep outs ...

    USATODAY.com

  • I was crushed, denied my fix, and I'm sure I acted out in the next day's episode, probably adding extra "umph" to the unnecessary punch I would land on Huggy Bear's stomach.

    It's the Heat

  • In the absence of the roast pork to command center stage, the sandwich just didn't have the 'umph'.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • I almost paid-off my fuel-efficient Ford Escort then I realize I would be driving a Ford Escort til it died, which probably wouldn't take long considering it barely had enough "umph" to make it up most hills.

    11.9 gallons of wisdom

  • I have naturally dark lashes that just lack "umph", so it works for me without having to fight with mascara ...

    CHE > Latest news

  • The chart below (courtesy of Economic Edge) shows how increases in debt are recently giving less and less "umph" to economic GDP growth to the point now of negative GDP growth.

    US Market Commentary from Seeking Alpha

  • Now this is my cup of tea, since I'm all about the Hemmingway "umph" of a typewriter over the panzy "tap" of a laptop.

    Kotaku: top

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