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thud against someone or something

to thump against someone or something, making a dull noise on impact. The pumpkin thudded against Jerry, breaking open and messing up his clothes. The ball thudded against the wall and bounced back.
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thud into someone or something

to bump into someone or something, making a dull noise on impact. The door blew open and thudded into Marie, giving her a bump on the knee. The ball thudded into the side of the house.
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References in classic literature ?
Into the stillness came the repeated heavy thud of guns, one, two, a pause, then three in quick succession.
Again a sea struck the house, with a heavy thud, and the light building tilted, twisted, quarter around on its foundation, and sank down, its floor at an angle of ten degrees.
shouted Tom, as he struck the creature, knocking it into the corner of the tent with a thud that told it must be completely stunned, if not killed.
Thud, thud, we could hear the impact of their great heads, and their bellowing shook the pans on the kitchen shelves.
When the first blast of smoke shot out through the bars of my helmet, all those people broke for the woods, and Sandy went over backwards and struck the ground with a dull thud.
said Joseph, giving a thud with his prop on the floor, and assuming an authoritative air.
At last, overcome with weariness, I sat down upon a rock, but I had hardly closed my eyes when I was startled by something which fell to the ground with a thud close beside me.
An hour before dark the great walls of the atmosphere plant loomed suddenly before me, and with a sickening thud I plunged to the ground before the small door which was withholding the spark of life from the inhabitants of an entire planet.
I drew a breath, set my teeth, gripped the starting lever with both hands, and went off with a thud.
It had toppled over the brim of the cylinder and fallen into the pit, with a thud like the fall of a great mass of leather.
for the distant thud, thud, of the Express was already audible.
And, but for the dreadful thud which I had heard over the telephone, I might have extracted some genuine comfort from the unerring sagacity with which he had chosen his night.
Would the creaking be much worse than the thud, and the difference worth the risk of a sprained ankle?