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  • adj. superlative form of bumpy: most bumpy.


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  • Physically, she felt defeated after a bone-rattling trip down what she called the bumpiest course on which she has ever raced.

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  • We took the bumpiest, dustiest bus ride of our lives on the rutted dirt road to Southern Sudan -- chickens clucking at Levi's feet -- just to see firsthand the jubilation in Juba, where the south had just voted to become an independent country.

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  • The lackluster performance ended one of the bumpiest years in the firm's 142-year-history with a thud that deepened questions about how Goldman, Morgan Stanley and other securities firms can expand without revving up some of the same risky practices that helped cause the financial crisis.

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  • An hour at the airport, followed by nearly two hours on the plane, then a two plus hour bus ride over the bumpiest "trail" - it certainly wasn't a road!

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  • It turns out that the A74 from Lanarkshire to Kirkton is both the bumpiest and noisiest road in Britain, with decibel levels of 80 meaning it's as loud as having a whistle-happy referee sitting in the backseat.

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  • A small plane provides "the bumpiest takeoff since Kitty Hawk."

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  • It was the bumpiest ride Kai had ever experienced, and the people in the back were thrown around viciously.

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  • The noisiest and bumpiest road is the A74 Lanarkshire to Kirkton noise levels reach those equivalent of a whistle being blown inside the car.

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  • I predict Texas will be the bumpiest night in Dem history since ....

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  • During this bumpiest passage in American governance, the ride would be smoother if a slate of senior officials — secretaries of state, defense, and treasury, the chief economic adviser, and so on — were standing by on the day after the election.

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