Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The fevered blood, madly coursing, pulsed in her ear like the stroke of a bell.

It had no form or shape, or none that she could make out; but it pulsed with a heart.

He put his ear to the old horses' flank—it pulsed strong and true.

Again the atmosphere quickened and pulsed with accumulating vibrations.

The lighting of the room had intensified some electrical current that pulsed from each to each.

He saw it all, and his heart swelled and pulsed and throbbed with the glory of it.

The Displacer pulsed, reminding him of the job he had to do.

As its life ebbed, or strove convulsively, its colours waned and pulsed.

The thrill of it pulsed through her; she felt it in her nerves, her very veins.

No baleful sarcasms had pulsed beneath her vivacious prophecies.