Palpitating
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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  • palpitating — adj. Beating irregularly; of the heart. Syn: palpitant. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palpitating — adjective having a slight and rapid trembling motion palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions my palpitating heart • Syn: ↑palpitant • Similar to: ↑unsteady • Derivationally related forms: ↑pal …   Useful english dictionary

  • palpitating — adj. having a heartbeat; trembling, quivering, shivering pal·pi·tate || pælpɪteɪt v. beat, pound (about the heart); tremble, quiver, shiver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • palpitating — adjective 1》 (of the heart) beat rapidly, strongly, or irregularly. → palpitate …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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

  • palpitant — adjective having a slight and rapid trembling motion palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions my palpitating heart • Syn: ↑palpitating • Similar to: ↑unsteady • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Palpitant — Pal pi*tant, a. [L. palpitans, p. pr.] Palpitating; throbbing; trembling. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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