Throb

Definition of Throb

v. i.1.To beat, or pulsate, with more than usual force or rapidity; to beat in consequence of agitation; to palpitate; - said of the heart, pulse, etc.
[imp. & p. p. Throbbed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Throbbing.]
My heart
Throbs to know one thing.
- Shak.
Here may his head lie on my throbbing breast.
- Shak.
n.1.A beat, or strong pulsation, as of the heart and arteries; a violent beating; a papitation:
The impatient throbs and longings of a soul
That pants and reaches after distant good.
- Addison.

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