Throbbing
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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  • throbbing — throb·bing (throbґing) beating; attended with a rhythmic beating sensation …   Medical dictionary

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  • throbbing — n. throb, beat, pulse; occurrence of fast strong pulsation; sound that has a strong rhythmic beat adj. that beats strongly, pounding θrÉ‘b /θrÉ’b n. beat, pulse, vibration v. beat, strike …   English contemporary dictionary

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