Thesaurus / throb
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The motor was started and the machinery began to hum and throb.

I had just tucked him in safely for the twentieth time when at 12.30 I heard the throb of an engine.

Fanny Goes to WarPat Beauchamp

But I was also nearer to Olivia, and every throb of my pulse was quickened by the mere thought of that.

The Doctor's DilemmaHesba Stretton

“I understand,” he said softly, still clinging to the fingers, every throb of which struck appealingly on his heartstrings.

The PlundererRoy Norton

Real estate, the true pulse of the times, had begun to throb with a new life.

Lily, woman to her heart's core, was one throb of pity for them both, and could scarce find words.

Mammon and Co.E. F. Benson

Then my head began to throb, and felt as if hot irons were being thrust through it.

Bunyip LandGeorge Manville Fenn

In a few minutes the hum and throb of the engine told that it was ready to start.

The throb of a drum came from the street below, and presently the shrill sound of fifes was mingled with the steady beat.

The Texan StarJoseph A. Altsheler

There could never be a word spoken in his defense, nor in any one's heart a throb of sympathy toward him.

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