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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.
A MAUI VACATION IN THREE ACTSALEX PULASKIFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After the shot, he caught up with colleagues whom he had not seen in person since the spring, saying goodbye with elbow bumps.
CHURCHES PAIR UP WITH CLINICS TO DELIVER CORONAVIRUS VACCINE TO THOSE WHO NEED IT MOSTJENNA PORTNOYFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Castillo said he already has seen a bump in inquiries from young people for his studio.
HOW BREAK DANCING MADE THE LEAP FROM ’80S POP CULTURE TO THE OLYMPIC STAGERICK MAESEFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
TOKYO OLYMPICS CHIEF SAID WOMEN TALK TOO MUCH IN MEETINGS. RESEARCH SAYS HE’S WRONGCLAIRE ZILLMANFEBRUARY 5, 2021FORTUNE
A little storm passing to the north tonight is our main bump on the way to a pleasant Friday.
PM UPDATE: RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT, AHEAD OF A WARMER FRIDAYIAN LIVINGSTONFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tactile switches produce a bump to let you know that the keystroke has been recorded, while clicky switches produce, as the name suggests, a clicking sound that is similar to the one typewriters make.
BEST MECHANICAL KEYBOARD: GAME, CODE, TYPE, AND WORK SMOOTHER AND FASTERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Social bonds with your colleagues, in which you have a sense of each other off-the-clock, can smooth over a lot of those bumps, but the spontaneous water-cooler moments that help forge those bonds are hard to come by in an all-remote environment.
VIDEO CONFERENCES ARE HERE TO STAY, EVEN AFTER WE GO BACK TO THE OFFICE. GET USED TO IT.KARLA MILLERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s a solid bump, considering it took five years for the arm to hit $100 million ARR, and a much smaller time frame to essentially double it.
UDEMY’S NEW PRESIDENT DISCUSSES THE RESKILLING COMPANY’S FUTURENATASHA MASCARENHASFEBRUARY 2, 2021TECHCRUNCH
There may not be a noticeable price bump on menus or at the grocery stores, but companies may look to be more stingy with discounts or promotions.
THE SUPER BOWL IS COMING. AND WE’RE RUNNING OUT OF CHICKEN WINGS.JACOB BOGAGEFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You, over the course of the year, deal with different bumps and bruises, different injuries and so forth.
TOM BRADY SAYS HE ‘DEFINITELY’ WOULD CONSIDER PLAYING BEYOND AGE 45MARK MASKEFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO BUMP

  • bang
  • bump
  • clang
  • clank
  • clatter
  • collide
  • crash
  • grate
  • grind
  • jangle
  • jar
  • jolt
  • prang
  • rattle
  • scrap
  • scrimmage
  • shock
  • smash
  • wallop
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