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  1. throbnoun

    a deep pulsating type of pain

    pounding, throbbing

  2. throb, throbbing, poundingverb

    an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)

    "he felt a throbbing in his head"

    buffeting, hammering, pound, pounding, throbbing, hammer

  3. throbverb

    pulsate or pound with abnormal force

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

    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"

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

  5. shudder, shiver, throb, thrillverb

    tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

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

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  1. throbverb

    beat, palpitate, pulsate

  2. throbnoun

    beat, beating, pulsation, palpitation, throbbing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. throbnoun

    beating, pulsation, palpitation

  2. throbverb

    palpitate, pulsate, beat

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  1. Rabindranath Tagore:

    The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers. It is the same life that is rocked in the ocean-cradle of birth and of death, in ebb and in flow. I feel my limbs are made glorious by the touch of this world of life. And my pride is from the life-throb of ages dancing in my blood this moment.

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Translations for throb

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  • pulsieren, Pochen, klopfen, schlagenGerman
  • palpitarSpanish
  • jyskytys, tykyttää, jyskyttää, tykytys, sykintä, sykkiäFinnish
  • pulsation, vibrer, battement, battre, palpiter, résonnerFrench
  • plosgadh, plosgScottish Gaelic
  • pulsazione, battere, battito, palpito, picchiare, pulsareItalian
  • どきどきJapanese
  • whētukiMāori
  • kloppen, vibreren, trillen, geklopDutch
  • pulsaRomanian
  • пульсация, биение, стучаться, биться, пульсироватьRussian
  • bulta, dunkaSwedish

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