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Meaning of throb

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a deep pulsating type of pain
      2: an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he
         felt a throbbing in his head" [syn: {throb}, {throbbing},
      v 1: pulsate or pound with abnormal force; "my head is
           throbbing"; "Her heart was throbbing"
      2: expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The
         baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged
         it" [syn: {pulsate}, {throb}, {pulse}]
      3: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement [syn:
         {shudder}, {shiver}, {throb}, {thrill}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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