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synonyms for palpitate

  • flutter
  • pitter-patter
  • pound
  • pulsate
  • pulse
  • quiver
  • shiver
  • throb
  • tremble
  • vibrate
  • pitpat
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antonyms for palpitate

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  • steady
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How to use palpitate in a sentence

The air of the sleeping-chamber seemed to palpitate with the hopeless passion of the girls.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
The appearance of beauty has inflamed my senses and made my heart palpitate.
THE BARBER OF PARISCHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
They seem to palpitate in sympathy with the deeds they witness, instead of being mere scenic backgrounds.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
On rugged cliffs and amongst bristling bush the heart of Anzac began to palpitate with power and life.
AUSTRALIA IN ARMSPHILLIP F.E. SCHULER
While making his observations the heart of the outraged body was seen to palpitate—so at least it was reported.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 2(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
“I can already feel his heart palpitate,” observed Kelley, placing his hand on the patient's breast.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
But the poor man lay beyond earthly help; he was too dead to palpitate.
EREMAR. D. BLACKMORE
When Shakespeare reached the cottage of Master Hathaway, he felt his heart palpitate as he knocked at the door.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE AS HE LIVED.HENRY CURLING
He knew that women only palpitate with the men they adore, but he thought that they ought always to palpitate.
A VIRGIN HEARTREMY DE GOURMONT
The bodies were yet warm; many a bloody limb still seemed to palpitate; the corpses lay stripped naked, upon their backs.
THE POCKET BIBLE OR CHRISTIAN THE PRINTEREUGNE SUE
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WORDS RELATED TO PALPITATE

  • agitate
  • alternate
  • bob
  • bounce
  • buffet
  • flap
  • flicker
  • fluctuate
  • flutter
  • heave
  • jerk
  • jounce
  • oscillate
  • palpitate
  • pitch
  • pound
  • pulsate
  • pulse
  • quake
  • quaver
  • quiver
  • ripple
  • shake
  • shiver
  • swing
  • thrill
  • throb
  • thump
  • tremble
  • twitch
  • undulate
  • vibrate
  • writhe
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