throbs 1 of 2

plural of throb
as in pulses
a rhythmic expanding and contracting I seemed to feel anew the pain of her death with each throb of my heart

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of throb
as in vibrates
to expand and contract in a rhythmic manner the car's stereo speakers throbbing with the song's bass line

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“Throbs.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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