Listen to what Santorum said after he thumped Romney last week in Missouri.
Incumbent President Thein Sein sat and watched the band stage-side, while a crowd danced and thumped behind gun-toting soldiers.
He thumped the table to emphasize how robustly and convincingly straight he was.
Once upon a time, the world quaked when people like Rice and McCain thumped their chests.
When reading his own poem for class, Loughner thumped his chest and grabbed his crotch.
Soapy pretended to weep, and Abe thumped him heavily on the back.
Again he thumped and struck the door sharply with the handle of his knife.
So, boys, be up, and fish up the jemmi-john—I hope it hain't been thumped to bits in the rut.
Mr. Starkweather thumped upon the table with the handle of his knife.
Where Anthony spoke in a measured undertone and smiled frigidly, Johnson thumped out the words and laughed with a bark.