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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthumpingthump‧ing /ˈθʌmpɪŋ/ adjective [only before noun]  1 British English informal (also thumping great)LOT/VERY MUCH very big or great Mulroney swept to power with a thumping majority. He told us some thumping great lies!2 thumping music has a strong loud beat3 thumping headache
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thumpingThe first tranche of shares in 1987 sold at £26,000, and the most recent at a thumping £41,000.Slashing costs and hiking insurance rates cut its loss against 1991 by a thumping £84 million.A thumping defeat is said to be a victory.the band's thumping Salsa beat
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