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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
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“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
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“Could you bump the volume up a little?”
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To exert force or pressure on
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To lower the rank or status of something or someone
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To strike or hit repeatedly
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To dismiss from a job or position
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To make or cause to make a continuous rattling sound
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To crash an aeroplane
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Have a heated argument or disagreement
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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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A lowering of rank or status
“The bump was based purely on his non-performance.”
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An increase in amount, degree or level
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A large, shapeless mass of something
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Hindrance to speeding
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The quality or characteristic of being uneven
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Something that blocks one's way or hinders progress
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A small mound of earth created by a mole's burrowing underneath the surface of the ground
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