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pulsate

verb

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to expand and contract in a rhythmic manner
  • the heart muscle pulsates regularly to pump blood

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The first known use of pulsate was in 1744

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“Pulsate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pulsate. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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