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Adjective: thudding  thúd-ing
  1. Not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft
    "thudding bullets";
    - dull
Verb: thud (thudded,thudding)  thúd
  1. Make a dull sound
    "the knocker thudded against the front door";
    - thump
     
  2. Strike with a dull sound
    "Bullets were thudding against the wall"
     
  3. Make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
    - crump, scrunch

See also: nonresonant, unreverberant

Type of: collide with, crackle, crunch, go, hit, impact, impinge on, run into, scranch [dialect], scraunch, sound, strike

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