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synonyms for palpitant

  • afraid
  • agitated
  • anguished
  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • edgy
  • fearful
  • impatient
  • insecure
  • irritable
  • jittery
  • nervous
  • precarious
  • restless
  • shaky
  • strained
  • suspicious
  • tense
  • troubled
  • uncomfortable
  • unsettled
  • unstable
  • alarmed
  • all nerves
  • bothered
  • constrained
  • discomposed
  • dismayed
  • disquieted
  • disturbed
  • fidgety
  • fretful
  • harassed
  • ill at ease
  • in turmoil
  • irascible
  • jumpy
  • on edge
  • on the qui vive
  • peevish
  • perplexed
  • perturbed
  • restive
  • shaken
  • tormented
  • unquiet
  • upset
  • vexed
  • worried
  • wrung

antonyms for palpitant

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  • at ease
  • bold
  • brave
  • calm
  • certain
  • composed
  • confident
  • content
  • cool
  • courageous
  • definite
  • easygoing
  • firm
  • happy
  • laid-back
  • nice
  • peaceful
  • quiet
  • settled
  • sound
  • stable
  • steady
  • strong
  • sure
  • unafraid
  • undoubted
  • unfearful
  • unworried
  • comfortable
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How to use palpitant in a sentence

Alcee Arobin wrote Edna an elaborate note of apology, palpitant with sincerity.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The air is palpitant with colour, rainbows are dissolved in an atmosphere that clothes everything in magic and mystery.
COROTSIDNEY ALLNUTT
Within she was palpitant with the strain and suspense of it all; but on Barney she held cool, appraising eyes.
CHILDREN OF THE WHIRLWINDLEROY SCOTT
She stood, palpitant, a dull stare in her eyes, her frame throbbing violently.
THE SUBSTITUTE PRISONERMAX MARCIN
She leaped up, spurning the black rim; glowed, palpitant, through that filmy lace—and all the desert throbbed with vibrant light.
BRANSFORD OF RAINBOW RANGEEUGENE MANLOVE RHODES
The sunlight flecked her beautiful young body with fluttering patches as of palpitant gold leaf.
IN OLD KENTUCKYEDWARD MARSHALL AND CHARLES T. DAZEY
But she had begun to recover in a degree, and was now, though palpitant within, making a furtive study of Mary.
NO. 13 WASHINGTON SQUARELEROY SCOTT
Mary swayed toward him a little, palpitant with fear—fear for herself, for all of them, most of all for him.
WITHIN THE LAWMARVIN DANA
Another instant, and he was on his feet again eager, palpitant, tremulous.
BRAND BLOTTERSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
She told herself that the responsibility lay with her, and her reason grew palpitant and dizzy.
THE TEMPERINGCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
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