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Synonyms for bump

Synonyms for bump

to come together or come up against with force

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to proceed with sudden, abrupt movements

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to lower in rank or grade

bump into: to find or meet by chance

bump off: to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

violent forcible contact between two or more things

an unevenness or elevation on a surface

a small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example

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a lump on the body caused by a blow

come upon, as if by accident

dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied

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But all she wants to do is start bumping off as many people as possible.
And that's not forgetting his fianc Janine, who has a track record of bumping off her partners to get at their cash.
The final episode in the series sees Mercer clash with Lenny over Rose's involvement in an assassination plot, and face a difficult decision when his latest target offers him the job of bumping off his mysterious boss.
Then she is taken under the wing of a group of Foreign Service officers who have sworn to get ahead by helping each other - even if it means bumping off people to get key jobs.