palpitating

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having a slight and rapid trembling motion; "palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions"; "my palpitating heart"
present participle of palpitate
{s} having a heartbeat; trembling, quivering, shivering
palpitate
{v} to beat as the heart, pant, flutter
palpitate
to throb, beat strongly
palpitate
If someone's heart palpitates, it beats very fast in an irregular way, because they are frightened or anxious. He felt suddenly faint, and his heart began to palpitate
palpitate
If something palpitates, it shakes or seems to shake. She lay on the bed, her eyes closed and her bosom palpitating. if your heart palpitates, it beats quickly in an irregular way (past participle of palpitare, from palpare; PALPABLE)
palpitate
beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated"
palpitate
cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart
palpitate
cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart"
palpitate
shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"
palpitate
To beat rapidly and more strongly than usual; to throb; to bound with emotion or exertion; to pulsate violently; to flutter; said specifically of the heart when its action is abnormal, as from excitement
palpitate
beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated" cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart
palpitate
{f} beat, pound (about the heart); tremble, quiver, shiver
palpitating

    Silbentrennung

    pal·pi·tat·ing

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ 'pal-p&-"tAt ] (intransitive verb.) circa 1623. Latin palpitatus, past participle of palpitare, frequentative of palpare to stroke.

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