Synonyms of pulse in English:



  • 1 she could feel the pulse at the base of her neck
  • 2 the pulse of the train wheels
    rhythm, beat, rhythmical flow/pattern, measure, metre, tempo, cadence
  • 3 a dolphin emits short pulses of ultrasound
    burst, blast, spurt, eruption, impulse, surge
    informal splurt
  • verb

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  • loud music pulsing throughout the building
    pitter-patter, go pit-a-pat, quiver
    rare quop
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    sphygmo- related prefix
    sphygmology study of the pulse
    sphygmograph instrument for recording the pulse

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    Word of the day retroflex
    Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
    turned backwards