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thud in Textures, sounds topic

thudthud2 verb (thudded, thudding) [intransitive]  1 CS[always + adverb/preposition]SOUND to hit something with a low sound The stone thudded to the ground. waves thudding against the side of the ship2 [always + adverb/preposition] to walk or run with your feet making a heavy sound as they touch the ground A horse thudded over the frozen grass.3 if your heart thuds, it beats strongly because you are excited or frightened Peter was aware of his heart thudding in his chest.→ See Verb table
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thudI lay down on my bed and felt the blood thudding above my eyes.She waited until I locked myself in and then left, her feet thudding hollow on the floor.By late afternoon, a full-scale battle had broken out with rockets and grenades exploding regularly and bullets thudding into the walls.She stopped breathing but her heart kept on thudding its own wild race.When they thud through the letter-box, £150 will go a long way to ease your mind.She could hear his heart thudding under her ear, feel his warmth pressed against her, making her giddy.