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verb as in move over, dislodge

verb as in increment

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Hana itself, with a population of 800, isn’t much more than a bump in the road, but it’s a hiker’s paradise.

After the shot, he caught up with colleagues whom he had not seen in person since the spring, saying goodbye with elbow bumps.

Castillo said he already has seen a bump in inquiries from young people for his studio.

Still, women are perceived as talking more than men, even when they don’t, and while men benefit from talking more—listeners find them to be more competent—women don’t get the same bump.

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A little storm passing to the north tonight is our main bump on the way to a pleasant Friday.

As Bump notes, this goes a long way toward explaining the disciplinary disparity between blacks and whites in public schools.

And over at The Wire, Philip Bump highlights a disturbing new study that measures bias as it applies to African American boys.

Bump along with Bill to his newest (and possibly only) dance track in this promo video for

However the breakfast show they were working on has been axed and will be replaced by a show called The Bump.

Philip Bump on how a performance artist misled the public radio show.

"Bump," it went up against a telephone pole and the wind left it there.

Bump it in the carburetor enough times, rake it with shrapnel, and it begins to lose its first freshness.

Rocking the boats till people fell Bump right out of their berths onto the floor!

Bump he went against the ceiling, and I knew then why he was all over white on the more salient curves and angles of his person.

The pole seemed to have magnetic qualities and the result was "Bump."

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On this page you'll find 141 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bump, such as: bang, bounce, crash, jerk, knock, and punch.

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