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  • There were windsails stretched from the after-bridge to mattresses on the quarter-deck, down which one shot through the dizzy darkness to end in a delicious "wump" at the bottom.

    A Tall Ship On Other Naval Occasions

  • Clay, the guns I wastalking about was the High Standard Semi-Auto pistol, blowback slide, the shorts don't have enough wump to load another round ...

    A List of Firearms Superlatives

  • The rifle let out another dull wump as it discharged.

    The Soldiers of Halla

  • Mug on the right of center side and very little wump on the other side.

    Is Obama ever going to stop giving the finger to progressives?

  • The sky was ablaze, and she was deafened by the sounds of automatic-weapons fire, roaring planes, and the wump of deadly mortar shells.

    Excerpt: The Sky Is Falling by Sidney Sheldon

  • It wasn't likely that anything would happen to a creature that could dispatch a cave wight or a bog wump without breaking a sweat, but Ben was spooked by how easily Rydall had overcome those he had sent to protect Mistaya.

    Witches' Brew

  • "I was standing in the Whuzel-wump, on watch, and the next thing I know this ship that looks like a ... like a ... well, like him."

    The Hand of Chaos

  • A great wump of hot air welled up from the explosion throwing Ford and Colin violently up into the sky.

    Mostly Harmless

  • Also, we had heard nothing during the night and, surely, this close to the target site we would have heard the drone of the aircraft and the wump! wump! wump! of the shells exploding.

    Black Blade

  • It was so deep that some people will tell you that they felt it stirring in their gut before they could discern the actual sound, a sort of wump, a heavy wobble of air.

    Last Chance to See

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