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To knock or run into someone or something with a jolt
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“The out-of-control car would bump several bollards as it careened about erratically.”
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To move or travel with much jolting
“Four-wheel drive vehicles were once muddy workhorses used by folk who just liked to bump along tracks or plow across muddy fields.”
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To increase, especially just slightly or incrementally
“Could you bump the volume up a little?”
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To exert force or pressure on
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To discover something either by chance or intention
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To crash an aeroplane
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Remove from employment or office, typically on the grounds of unsatisfactory performance
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To lower the rank or status of something or someone
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Take over in place of another
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Move or cause to move at high speed, typically in an uncontrolled manner
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To drive or force out
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Have a heated argument or disagreement
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To strike and fly off at an angle
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To cause or create a dent in something by applying pressure
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A swelling on the skin, especially one caused by illness or injury
“Injuries were sustained, including a bump on the head of the crew's chief.”
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A protuberance on a level surface
“A family friend on skis went over the bump and crashed into Jack after failing to spot him lying in the snow.”
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A jolting collision
“With a violent bump against the door, enough to shake the cottage, the monster struck the panels before recoiling in savage surprise and rage.”
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A light hit or blow
“She gave him a bump in the chest with her hips, accidentally knocking him off balance.”
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The sound from a light blow or collision
“As it touched the ground, they heard a bump and the now-familiar sound of rubber on tarmac.”
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The act or an instance of bringing to a lower grade or rank
“The bump was based purely on his non-performance.”
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An act of pushing someone or something in order to move them away from oneself
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A thing that is irregular in form or nature
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Hindrance to speeding
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An abrupt rough or violent movement
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An increase in value, amount or degree
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Something that blocks one's way or hinders progress
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Something that arouses action or activity
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A fastener consisting of two discs at either end of a short bar, usually used with clothes
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A violent confrontation
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