But this year, when precisely the same measure came up for a required second vote, it was defeated by a thumping margin of 157 to 39.
Instead of having an album full of thumping industrial hits, it is dispersed with bland fraternal ballads.
She has been feeding quarters to the Wurlitzer jukebox all night, letting the Motown hits compete with the thumping dance music from the bar.
The acquisition of LF Brian Giles does more than give the Padres a thumping lineup.
Kate Winslet, the emphatically English rose of British cinema, is a trouper, a ruddy good sport, a thumping great head prefect of common sense and hockey-sticks jollity.
The heck with dissonance, what's the German for ‘gigantic thumping irony?’
Karmen hollered to Hailey above the thumping music.
Congratulations Boris, I'm delighted you retained your seat with a thumping majority.
It is a rarity among Washington-insider memoirs - it's a thumping good read.
It began with brass, drums and crashing cymbals, and it skipped into an irresistible beat that was borne along by a thumping tuba.