Palpitated
Palpitate Pal"pi*tate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Palpitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Palpitating}.] [L. palpitare, palpitatum, v. intens. fr. pappare. See {Palpable}.] To beat rapidly and more strongly than usual; to throb; to bound with emotion or exertion; to pulsate violently; to flutter; -- said specifically of the heart when its action is abnormal, as from excitement. [1913 Webster]

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  • palpitate — [[t]pæ̱lpɪteɪt[/t]] palpitates, palpitating, palpitated 1) VERB If someone s heart palpitates, it beats very fast in an irregular way, because they are frightened or anxious. He felt suddenly faint, and his heart began to palpitate. Syn: pound 2) …   English dictionary

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