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1 to move heavily or clumsily
  • the seemingly endless parade finally ended, and the drummers and tuba players stumped wearily to their buses

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2 to invite (someone) to take part in a contest or to perform a feat
  • when my grandfather was a kid, he and his friends would stump one another to dive into the local swimming hole

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Synonyms & Antonyms of stump (Entry 2 of 2)

as in remains, residue

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The first known use of stump was in the 14th century

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“Stump.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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