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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THROB'BING, ppr. Beating with unusual force, as the heart and pulse; palpitating.
THROB'BING, n. The act of beating with unusual force, as the heart and pulse; palpitation.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: pounding or beating strongly or violently; "a throbbing pain"; "the throbbing engine of the boat" n
1: an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he felt a throbbing in his head" [syn: throb, throbbing, pounding]
2: a sound with a strong rhythmic beat; "the throbbing of the engines"

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Throb Throb, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Throbbed; p. pr. & vb. n. Throbbing.] [OE. [thorn]robben; of uncertain origin; cf. Russ. trepete a trembling, and E. trepidation.] To beat, or pulsate, with more than usual force or rapidity; to beat in consequence of agitation; to palpitate; -- said of the heart, pulse, etc. My heart Throbs to know one thing. --Shak. Here may his head lie on my throbbing breast. --Shak.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Beating, pulsating, palpitating, act of pulsating.

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