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Word: palpitate

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


More Vocab Words

::: egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
::: brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
::: acrophobia - fear of heights
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
::: unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
::: arboreal - of or living in trees
::: nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment