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  • n. Plural form of thumping.

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Examples

  • Today, still suffering from PTSD over their 2006 and 2008 election "thumpings" the Republicans are now playing to their narrow rump state of hardcore Rush Limbaugh acolytes.

    Joseph A. Palermo: Republicans Playing a 1993 Strategy

  • The fella who is replacing our back door was on time all considerate-like, too, and after spending several hours being alarmed at the thumpings and bumpings, the doglet is bored with him.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • Gives you nothing back but tumbles, wipeouts, thumpings, scares.

    Kook

  • And heard the meaty thumpings, like beating a grain sack

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  • And the shooter was a guy already part of a major excessive force lawsuit in which a schizophrenic man James Chasse died after a pile-on, with twenty-six breaks in sixteen ribs, and other assorted thumpings, for the crime of suspicion of public urination.

    Bean Bag

  • Then a noise reached him through the unformed nothingness that surrounded him: the small soft thumpings of something that flapped, flailed, and struggled.

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • Immediately, she felt two rhythmic thumpings in the air.

    Mistborn

  • However, if I want to read in the living room, or even watch TV, I'm subjected to thumpings and loud conversation and drunken laughter, all of which, again, makes it difficult to concentrate.

    noise

  • He merely lay on top of me, tranquilly oblivious to my pokings and thumpings, until I exhausted myself and lay gasping underneath him.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • There was a mad scuffle of noises inside the cave, thumpings and low cries, and the veil of smoke wavered and stopped, replaced by a loud hiss and a puff of dark gray from the cave mouth as someone threw water on the fire.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

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