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hump

noun

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2 an elevation of land higher than a hill
  • a cloud-capped hump straddles the border separating the two countries

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3 an area of high ground
  • the grassy hump at the center of the park is a popular sledding spot during the winter

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hump

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of hump (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to proceed or move quickly
  • the boat was really humping before the motor started to sputter all of a sudden

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“Hump.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hump. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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