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throb

Synonyms of throb in English:

verb

  • 1 her arms and legs throbbed with tiredness
    pulsate, beat, pulse, palpitate, pound, thud, thump, drum, thrum, pitter-patter, go pit-a-pat, quiver
    rare quop
  • noun

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  • 1 the throb of the ship's engines
    pulsation, beat, beating, pulse, palpitation, pounding, thudding, thumping, drumming, thrumming
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