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Word: palpitate

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


More Vocab Words

::: dissent - disagree
::: braggart - boaster; bragger
::: unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: repeal - revoke; annul
::: misogamy - hatred of marriage
::: kinetic - producing motion; of motion
::: obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person