Throbbed
Throb Throb, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Throbbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Throbbing}.] [OE. [thorn]robben; of uncertain origin; cf. Russ. trepete a trembling, and E. trepidation.] To beat, or pulsate, with more than usual force or rapidity; to beat in consequence of agitation; to palpitate; -- said of the heart, pulse, etc. [1913 Webster]

My heart Throbs to know one thing. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Here may his head lie on my throbbing breast. --Shak. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • throbbed — θrÉ‘b /θrÉ’b n. beat, pulse, vibration v. beat, strike …   English contemporary dictionary

  • throb — [[t]θrɒ̱b[/t]] throbs, throbbing, throbbed 1) VERB If part of your body throbs, you feel a series of strong and usually painful beats there. His head throbbed... [V with n] Presently George s ankle began to throb with pain. [V ing] ...the… …   English dictionary

  • throb — throbber, n. throbbingly, adv. /throb/, v., throbbed, throbbing, n. v.i. 1. to beat with increased force or rapidity, as the heart under the influence of emotion or excitement; palpitate. 2. to feel or exhibit emotion: He throbbed at the happy… …   Universalium

  • throb´bing|ly — throb «throb», verb, throbbed, throb|bing, noun. –v.i. 1. to beat rapidly or strongly: »a heart throbbing with joy. The long climb up the hill made her heart throb. His wounded arm throbbed with pain. SYNONYM(S): pulsate, palpitate. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • throb´ber — throb «throb», verb, throbbed, throb|bing, noun. –v.i. 1. to beat rapidly or strongly: »a heart throbbing with joy. The long climb up the hill made her heart throb. His wounded arm throbbed with pain. SYNONYM(S): pulsate, palpitate. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • throb — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dull ▪ steady ▪ the steady throb of the engine ▪ bass ▪ the opening bass throbs of the song …   Collocations dictionary

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  • throb — throb1 [θrɔb US θra:b] v past tense and past participle throbbed present participle throbbing [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from the sound] 1.) if a part of your body throbs, you have a feeling of pain in it that regularly starts and stops ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • throb — I UK [θrɒb] / US [θrɑb] verb [intransitive] Word forms throb : present tense I/you/we/they throb he/she/it throbs present participle throbbing past tense throbbed past participle throbbed 1) if a painful part of your body throbs, the pain comes… …   English dictionary

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