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synonyms for throb

  • flutter
  • pulse
  • resonate
  • tremble
  • vibrate
  • palpitate
  • pound
  • thrill
  • thump
  • tingle
  • twitter
  • pitpat
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How to use throb in a sentence

Indeed, Solms shows how throbs of pleasure and pain guide our interactions with the world, making it possible for us to navigate a sea of uncertainty.
A BRAIN RESEARCHER ON WHAT FREUD GOT RIGHTJESS KEISERFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But this time, with all his cunning and perspiration, he could not induce another throb in the tired engines.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Could your millions, tea-king, buy for me a sweeter music than the valley's heart throb as it rocks itself to sleep?
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Winston felt his pulses throb faster, for the girl's unabated confidence stirred him, but he looked at her gravely.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
The next moment the engine began to throb regularly, and the blades of the propeller whirled.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Kari stood and a quiver ran through his muscles and I could see his body throb.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
She sniffed, experimentally, sniffed again, stilling the wild throb of hope that was almost a pain at her heart.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
My head was swimming a bit, and there was a throb of pain from my side where a slug had gouged a path.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
There was a gross fellow in the next section of red-plush whose snoring drowned the throb of the engines.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
And Richard's soul had been almost carried aloft by the throb of the stately service.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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WORDS RELATED TO THROB

  • be sore
  • hurt
  • pain
  • pound
  • smart
  • suffer
  • throb
  • twinge
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