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Word: palpitate

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


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::: alcove - nook; recess
::: rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
::: synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
::: comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
::: crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
::: homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold