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Word: palpitate

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


More Vocab Words

::: comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
::: partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
::: anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
::: disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
::: natation - swimming
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)