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throb

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

throbv. i. [OE. ; 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.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Here may his head lie on my throbbing breast."  [1913 Webster]
throbn. 
     A beat, or strong pulsation, as of the heart and arteries; a violent beating; a papitation:  [1913 Webster]
    "The impatient throbs and longings of a soul
    That pants and reaches after distant good.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

throb, v. & n.
--v.intr. (throbbed, throbbing)
1 palpitate or pulsate, esp. with more than the usual force or rapidity.
2 vibrate or quiver with a persistent rhythm or with emotion.
--n.
1 a throbbing.
2 a palpitation or (esp. violent) pulsation.

Etymology
ME, app. imit.

THESAURUS

throb

ache, agonize, ail, anguish, arrhythmia, bar beat, barrage, beat, beat a ruffle, beat a tattoo, beating, bicker, blanch, blench, dance, didder, disquiet, disquietude, dithers, downbeat, drum, drum music, drumbeat, drumfire, drumming, feel pain, feel the pangs, fidget, fidgetiness, fidgets, flap, flick, flicker, flip, flip out, flit, flitter, flop, flutter, freak out on, get high on, glow, go pitapat, grimace, gutter, have a misery, have the fidgets, have the shakes, heartbeat, heartthrob, heave, heaving, hurt, inquietude, jerk, offbeat, palpitate, palpitation, pant, panting, paradiddle, patter, pitapat, pitter-patter, pound, pounding, pulsate, pulsation, pulse, quake, quaking, quaver, quavering, quiver, quivering, rat-a-tat, rat-tat, rat-tat-tat, rataplan, rattattoo, resonate, restlessness, rhythm, roll, rub-a-dub, ruff, ruffle, shake, shakes, shaking, shiver, shivers, shoot, shrink, shudder, slat, smart, sound a tattoo, spatter, splatter, splutter, sputter, squirm, staccato, suffer, swell, swell with emotion, tat-tat, tattoo, tempo, thrill, thrill to, throbbing, thrum, thump, thumping, tick, ticktock, tingle, tingle with excitement, tom-tom, toss, toss and turn, tremble, trembling, tremor, trepidation, trepidity, tumble, turn on to, twinge, twist and turn, twitch, twitter, unrest, upbeat, vibrate, wave, waver, wiggle, wince, wriggle, writhe

ROGET THESAURUS

throb

Feeling

N feeling, suffering, endurance, tolerance, sufferance, supportance, experience, response, sympathy, impression, inspiration, affection, sensation, emotion, pathos, deep sense, warmth, glow, unction, gusto, vehemence, fervor, fervency, heartiness, cordiality, earnestness, eagerness, empressement, gush, ardor, zeal, passion, enthusiasm, verve, furore, fanaticism, excitation of feeling, fullness of the heart, passion, ecstasy, blush, suffusion, flush, hectic, tingling, thrill, turn, shock, agitation, quiver, heaving, flutter, flurry, fluster, twitter, tremor, throb, throbbing, pulsation, palpitation, panting, trepidation, perturbation, ruffle, hurry of spirits, pother, stew, ferment, state of excitement, feeling, sentient, sensuous, sensorial, sensory, emotive, emotional, of feeling, with feeling, warm, quick, lively, smart, strong, sharp, acute, cutting, piercing, incisive, keen, keen as a razor, trenchant, pungent, racy, piquant, poignant, caustic, impressive, deep, profound, indelible, deep felt, home felt, heartfelt, swelling, soul-stirring, deep-mouthed, heart-expanding, electric, thrilling, rapturous, ecstatic, earnest, wistful, eager, breathless, fervent, fervid, gushing, passionate, warm-hearted, hearty, cordial, sincere, zealous, enthusiastic, glowing, ardent, burning, red-hot, fiery, flaming, boiling over, pervading, penetrating, absorbing, rabid, raving, feverish, fanatical, hysterical, impetuous, impressed with, moved with, touched with, affected with, penetrated with, seized with, imbued with, devoured by, wrought up, struck all of a heap, rapt, in a quiver, enraptured, heart and soul, from the bottom of one's heart, ab imo pectore, at heart, con amore, heartily, devoutly, over head and ears, head over heels, the heart big, the heart full, the heart swelling, the heart beating, the heart pulsating, the heart throbbing, the heart thumping, the heart beating high, the heart melting, the heart overflowing, the heart bursting, the heart breaking, the heart goes out, a heart as big as all outdoors (sympathy).

VB feel, receive an impression, be impressed with, entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling, respond, catch the flame, catch the infection, enter the spirit of, bear, suffer, support, sustain, endure, thole, aby, abide, experience, taste, prove, labor under, smart under, bear the brunt of, brave, stand, swell, glow, warm, flush, blush, change color, mantle, turn color, turn pale, turn red, turn black in the face, tingle, thrill, heave, pant, throb, palpitate, go pitapat, tremble, quiver, flutter, twitter, shake, be agitated, be excited, look blue, look black, wince, draw a deep breath, impress.

Agitation

N agitation, stir, tremor, shake, ripple, jog, jolt, jar, jerk, shock, succussion, trepidation, quiver, quaver, dance, jactitation, quassation, shuffling, twitter, flicker, flutter, turbulence, perturbation, commotion, turmoil, disquiet, tumult, tumultuation, hubbub, rout, bustle, fuss, racket, subsultus, staggers, megrims, epilepsy, fits, carphology, chorea, floccillation, the jerks, St. Vitus's dance, tilmus, spasm, throe, throb, palpitation, convulsion, disturbance, chaos, restlessness, ferment, fermentation, ebullition, effervescence, hurly-burly, cahotage, tempest, storm, ground swell, heavy sea, whirlpool, vortex, whirlwind, shaking, agitated tremulous, desultory, subsultory, saltatoric, quasative, shambling, giddy-paced, saltatory, convulsive, unquiet, restless, all of a twitter, by fits and starts, subsultorily, per saltum, hop skip and jump, in convulsions, in fits, tempete dans un verre d'eau.

VB be agitated, shake, tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf, quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, tumble, stagger, bob, reel, sway, wag, waggle, wriggle, wriggle like an eel, dance, stumble, shamble, flounder, totter, flounce, flop, curvet, prance, cavort, squirm, throb, pulsate, beat, palpitate, go pitapat, flutter, flitter, flicker, bicker, bustle, ferment, effervesce, foam, boil, boil over, bubble up, simmer, toss about, jump about, jump like a parched pea, shake like an aspen leaf, shake to its center, shake to its foundations, be the sport of the winds and waves, reel to and fro like a drunken man, move from post to pillar and from pillar to post, drive from post to pillar and from pillar to post, keep between hawk and buzzard, agitate, shake, convulse, toss, tumble, bandy, wield, brandish, flap, flourish, whisk, jerk, hitch, jolt, jog, joggle, jostle, buffet, hustle, disturb, stir, shake up, churn, jounce, wallop, whip, vellicate.

Physical Pain

N physical pain, pain, suffering, sufferance, suffrance, bodily pain, physical pain, bodily suffering, physical suffering, body pain, mental suffering, dolour, ache, aching, smart, shoot, shooting, twinge, twitch, gripe, headache, stomach ache, heartburn, angina, angina pectoris, hurt, cut, sore, soreness, discomfort, malaise, cephalalgia, earache, gout, ischiagra, lumbago, neuralgia, odontalgia, otalgia, podagra, rheumatism, sciatica, tic douloureux, toothache, tormina, torticollis, spasm, cramp, nightmare, ephialtes, crick, stitch, thrill, convulsion, throe, throb, pang, colic, kink, sharp pain, piercing pain, throbbing pain, shooting pain, sting, gnawing pain, burning pain, excruciating pain, anguish, agony, torment, torture, rack, cruciation, crucifixion, martyrdom, toad under a harrow, vivisection, in pain, in a state of pain, pained, gouty, podagric, torminous, painful, aching, sore, raw, Special Sensation (1) Touch.


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