Incumbent President Thein Sein sat and watched the band stage-side, while a crowd danced and thumped behind gun-toting soldiers.
Once upon a time, the world quaked when people like Rice and McCain thumped their chests.
He thumped the table to emphasize how robustly and convincingly straight he was.
When reading his own poem for class, Loughner thumped his chest and grabbed his crotch.
Getting off the elevator at the fourth floor, he thumped across the antiseptic hallway.
Soapy pretended to weep, and Abe thumped him heavily on the back.
And as he spoke he thumped his fist against the open log book.
So, boys, be up, and fish up the jemmi-john—I hope it hain't been thumped to bits in the rut.
My father was as meek, and pious, and humble a Christian as ever thumped a pulpit.
Where Anthony spoke in a measured undertone and smiled frigidly, Johnson thumped out the words and laughed with a bark.