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throbbing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in pulsating, palpitating

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throbbing

verb
present participle of throb

Synonyms of throbbing (Entry 2 of 2)

to expand and contract in a rhythmic manner
  • the car's stereo speakers throbbing with the song's bass line

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“Throbbing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/throbbing. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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