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throbbing

 
Adjective throbbing has 1 sense
  1. throbbing - pounding or beating strongly or violently; "a throbbing pain"; "the throbbing engine of the boat"
    Antonyms:
    unrhythmical, unrhythmic (indirect, via rhythmical)
Noun throbbing has 2 senses
  1. throb, throbbing, pounding - an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he felt a throbbing in his head"
    --1 is a kind of pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat
    Derived form: verb throb1
  2. throbbing - a sound with a strong rhythmic beat; "the throbbing of the engines"
    --2 is a kind of
    sound
Verb throb has 3 senses
  1. throb - pulsate or pound with abnormal force; "my head is throbbing"; "Her heart was throbbing"
    --1 is one way to
    ache, smart, hurt
    Derived forms: noun throb2, noun throb1, noun throbbing1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody's (body part) ----s
  2. pulsate, throb, pulse - expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"
    --2 is one way to beat, pound, thump
    Derived form: noun throb2
    Sample sentences:
    The crowds throb in the streets
    The streets throb with crowds
  3. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill - tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    --3 is one way to tremble
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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