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How to use palpitating in a sentence

The clear and radiant sky was drowned in a quivering radiance of gold, that was like a thing alive and sensitively palpitating.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Grander and grander the melody rose, voicing loves triumph with wondrous sweetness and palpitating rhythm.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
His warm and palpitating generalisations, for all the flaws in their reasoning, bear the irrefutable mark of moral reality.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
Above this, at a height of about ten feet, glittered a palpitating silver canopy, almost blinding in its sparkle and its sheen.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
They feed only on living prey, which they chew slowly, beginning at the belly, and boring slowly into the palpitating cavity.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
She waited a long time as it seemed to her palpitating heart, but no answer came.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
It is “firm” enough beyond question, and the sky especially is a marvel of delicate, palpitating colour.
COROTSIDNEY ALLNUTT
He yelped at the crash of the gun, but it was another matter altogether that set his little heart to palpitating with alarm.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
I enclosed M. de Pontverre's letter in my own and waited on the lady with a heart palpitating with fear and expectation.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
I knew that she was towering between Marie-Therese and me a fearless palpitating statue.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PALPITATING

  • aquiver
  • consonant
  • oscillating
  • palpitating
  • pulsating
  • pulsing
  • quaking
  • quivering
  • resonant
  • resounding
  • reverberant
  • ringing
  • sonorant
  • sonorous
  • trembling
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