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throb

 
 
pronunciation:
thrab
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: throbs, throbbing, throbbed
definition: to beat or pulse quickly and strongly.
My heart throbbed when I heard the bad news.The runner's legs throbbed with pain.
synonyms:
beat, pulse
similar words:
ache, heave, pound, quiver, shake, shudder, tremble, twitch
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a strong beat or pulse.
George's heart gave a throb when Mary walked into the room.We could hear the throb of the bass guitar.
synonyms:
beat
similar words:
flutter, quiver, tremor, twitch
derivation: throbbingly (adv.)
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