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Synonyms for throb
θrɒbthrob

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. throbnoun

    a deep pulsating type of pain

    Synonyms:
    pounding, throbbing

  2. throb, throbbing, poundingverb

    an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)

    "he felt a throbbing in his head"

    Synonyms:
    buffeting, hammering, pound, pounding, throbbing, hammer

  3. throbverb

    pulsate or pound with abnormal force

    "my head is throbbing"; "Her heart was throbbing"

    Synonyms:
    shiver, pulse, thrill, shudder, pulsate

  4. pulsate, throb, pulseverb

    expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically

    "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"

    Synonyms:
    pulsate, shudder, pulse, shiver, quiver, thrill, beat

  5. shudder, shiver, throb, thrillverb

    tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

    Synonyms:
    pulsate, shudder, pulse, tickle pink, beatify, shiver, exhilarate, inebriate, thrill, vibrate, tickle, exalt

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. throbverb

    Synonyms:
    beat, palpitate, pulsate

  2. throbnoun

    Synonyms:
    beat, beating, pulsation, palpitation, throbbing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. throbnoun

    Synonyms:
    beating, pulsation, palpitation

  2. throbverb

    Synonyms:
    palpitate, pulsate, beat

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#37290shudder
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#38781hammering
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#44745vibrate
#64761throb
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Translations for throb

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  • schlagen, pulsieren, klopfen, PochenGerman
  • palpitarSpanish
  • tykyttää, sykkiä, sykintä, tykytys, jyskyttää, jyskytysFinnish
  • pulsation, résonner, palpiter, battre, battement, vibrerFrench
  • plosg, plosgadhScottish Gaelic
  • battere, battito, pulsare, palpito, pulsazione, picchiareItalian
  • どきどきJapanese
  • whētukiMāori
  • kloppen, trillen, vibreren, geklopDutch
  • pulsaRomanian
  • биение, биться, стучаться, пульсация, пульсироватьRussian
  • bulta, dunkaSwedish

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