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  • v. Present participle of thud.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft


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  • That the thudding was the sound of oars not of knife thrusts?

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  • And I remember my heart kind of thudding in my ears as I gathered my nerve to speak.

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  • The Bombs 'thudding' Sorrysayer 'distorts and crackles deliciously, while imperfect vocals and the echo of drums reverberate off the walls, soon followed by the quiet of' Eighty-Eight's atmospherics and the question: What is that sound?

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  • I heard two sounds, some kind of muffled roar and then a thudding crash.

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  • As they were waiting for the doors to close, they heard a distant thudding sound, as if something heavy were running toward them.

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  • The thudding of her heart sounded loudly in her ears when Sharon finally drew an inch away from him.

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  • He felt a soft thudding against his cheek, footfalls on the barge deck.

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  • Gideon heard the bullets snapping in the air around him and thudding into the hull.

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  • IN THE SUDDEN EERIE silence, Gideon could hear a steady thudding on the other side of the rig.

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  • It was but a short time after that that Tudor tried the same trick on him, the bullets pattering about him like spiteful rain, thudding into the palm trunks, or glancing off in whining ricochets.

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