Synonyms for throb

Synonyms for (noun) throb

Synonyms: throb, throbbing, pounding

Definition: an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)

Usage: he felt a throbbing in his head

Similar words: beat, pulsation, pulse, heartbeat

Definition: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

Usage: he could feel the beat of her heart

Synonyms: throb

Definition: a deep pulsating type of pain

Similar words: pain, hurting

Definition: a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

Usage: the patient developed severe pain and distension

Synonyms for (verb) throb

Synonyms: throb, pulsate, pulse

Definition: expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically

Usage: The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it

Similar words: pound, thump, beat

Definition: move rhythmically

Usage: Her heart was beating fast

Synonyms: thrill, throb, shiver, shudder

Definition: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

Similar words: tremble

Definition: move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways

Usage: His hands were trembling when he signed the document

Synonyms: throb

Definition: pulsate or pound with abnormal force

Usage: my head is throbbing; Her heart was throbbing

Similar words: hurt, ache, smart

Definition: be the source of pain

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