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thud in Textures, sounds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthudthud1 /θʌd/ noun [countable]  CSSOUNDthe low sound made by a heavy object hitting something elsea dull/hard/heavy thud There was a dull thud as the box hit the floor. His head hit the floor with a sickening thud.see thesaurus at sound
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thudI heard a shot, followed by a thud as his body hit the floor.I heard a thud behind me.Not so natural to put her down with a thud and devour her with a kiss.They fell with a thud upon his bedside chair.She landed on the floor with a thud.Soon he was hammering on the door, thud after thud, a noise fit to wake the dead.I hear thuds and blows, and then some one is moaning in pain.There was another jolting thud in my back.The ferry docked in Brooklyn with a loud thud.A snowball hit her on the back of the neck with a soft thud.Suddenly we heard the thud of horses' hooves.It hit on the spine and went thud.a sickening thudHer heart took up a sickening thud.One pitched out, hitting the ground with a sickening thud.Then, with a sickening thud in her solar plexus, she understood.