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Word: palpitate

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


More Vocab Words

::: modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
::: recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
::: betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: vulpine - like a fox; crafty
::: seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
::: rampart - defensive mound of earth
::: adore - love deeply and respect highly