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Noun
Plural for 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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Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for the sound from a light blow or collision
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“As it touched the ground, they heard a bump and the now-familiar sound of rubber on tarmac.”
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Plural for a lowering of rank or status
“The bump was based purely on his non-performance.”
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Plural for an injury appearing as a swollen area of discolored skin on the body
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Plural for an increase in amount, degree or level
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Noun
Plural for a large, shapeless mass of something
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Plural for hindrance to speeding
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Plural for an abrupt rough or violent movement
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Plural for the quality or characteristic of being uneven
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Plural for something that blocks one's way or hinders progress
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Plural for a small mound of earth created by a mole's burrowing underneath the surface of the ground
Verb
To knock or run into someone or something with a jolt
“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 something, especially repeatedly
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To strike or hit repeatedly
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To move past someone or something with force
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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 strike (something) and rebound
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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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