They were sorry for the little white-faced, palpitating thing.
When he was finally in the coat, she was rather flushed and palpitating.
They stood before him palpitating like birds, poised, tense for flight.
Then Pierre, having quieted his palpitating heart, drew near.
I stood by with a palpitating heart as he turned the lock and opened the door.
A superb bit of fiction, ...