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Word: palpitate

Definition: throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.


More Vocab Words

::: indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
::: bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
::: begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
::: thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
::: invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner