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whump

and whomp and womp (ʍəmp and ʍɑmp and wɑmp)
1. tv. to beat or outscore someone. They set out to whump us, and they sure did.
2. n. the sound made when two flat surfaces fall together. I heard the whump when the shed collapsed.
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The water level was high enough to carry it over the threshold and whump, up and over it went.
He closed the cooler and turned and walked up to his house, hanging on to the door handle, and listened for a whump whump whump of the chopper blades coming from the city.
People strolling along the Coal Harbour Seawall across the water thrill to hear its distinctive whump.
Cars blow by at more than 100 mph: Whump whump whump.
His research is always first-class, and in Swordpoint, one can almost hear the whump of mortar bombs and the rip of German machine-gun fire as a rifle company struggles to establish a bridgehead across a river during the Italian Campaign.
FOR A MOMENT ONE CAN ALMOST HEAR THE "WHUMP, whump, whump" of a Bell UH-1 Huey helicopter--so nicknamed during the Vietnam War--as it navigates remote parts of the Southeast Asian country.
About a minute away from the suspicious activity, he hovers, careful to minimize the whump, whump, whump of the helicopter's blades.
When I landed, the shock not only bruised my tailbone, but it bent my back rim, I had to ride three miles home--standing the whole time--while the tire went whump, whump, whump.
7L, Corvette V-8 driving the rear wheels of a mid-size car--the sweet whump, whump of a tuned dual exhaust filling the interior as you grab another gear.