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noun as in crash

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Example Sentences

They even included the thud and rocking that they’ll experience after they hit the ocean following reentry.

From Time

As I was about to search for some, three logs fell on the ground next to me with a thud, as if gifted from the gods.

Every thud against my body solidified my desire to leave this world.

From Ozy

Though a handful of Democratic lawmakers did introduce legislation that would add four seats to the Supreme Court and give Democratic appointees a 7-6 majority, the bill landed with a thud in Congress.

From Vox

Bekele fainted next, landing with a thud on the garage’s concrete floor as the car continued to run.

For every nanosecond that I miraculously lift off the ground, I land with an inordinately loud thud.

The guns raised in unison, the sighting of the game, the rounds of shots, the thud as a prey is felled, and then the silence.

The most recent, a great big, messy love letter, is about to land with a dull thud in your neighborhood bookstore.

Obviously, if it were just Democrats, the Republicans would have had the votes to pass the THUD bill.

You could hear the clicking in the back and when you opened it, it had a thud to it.

There was a distant, dull boom in the air—a repeated heavy thud.

In this way he can reach up to the tops of the tallest trees and cut off the cocoanuts; when thud!

Then a sudden sound sent him on to one elbow—the thud of an approaching horse's hoofs.

Heavy steps rang on the bridge over his head, and the thud of their fall was like thunder to the man beneath.

The dull thud of a footfall in the cell above hammers on my head with maddening regularity.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thud, such as: bang, thump, beat, blow, clout, and clump.

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