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adjective as in aching

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adjective as in achy

noun as in ache

noun as in pulse

noun as in vibration

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Example Sentences

As my injured leg improves, my left leg starts aching, then throbbing, near my hip.

“The room would just be throbbing,” actress Anjelica Huston recalled to NPR.

Usually I am completely unaware of my eyeballs, and yet right now, they are throbbing?

Historically, migraines were labeled a hysterical female condition, characterized by throbbing, one-sided, nauseating pain.

When my feet land on the soft-carpeted floor, my hand starts throbbing.

The Seneschal leaned back, and was concerned to feel his pulses throbbing a shade too quickly.

He marched to meet it with the throbbing pulses of a soldier rushing to victory or a saint to martyrdom.

With his face thrust into the cold night air Tom felt the blood go throbbing in his temples.

He felt inclined to believe it, but while it soothed his torn and throbbing pride, it by no means lessened his apprehension.

No sob, no sigh, forced its way from her heart, throbbing as though it would burst.


On this page you'll find 422 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to throbbing, such as: hurting, nagging, sore, raw, smarting, and stinging.

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