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1. throb

verb. ['ˈθrɑːb'] expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • pulsate
  • quiver
  • pulse
  • pound

Antonyms

  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • backward
  • styleless

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Example sentences of the word throb


1. Verb, base form
After standing on your feet all day, they may throb and ache.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A throb may be felt behind the eyes as well.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The sanctuary’s lakes, streams, ponds and backwaters throb with life.

Quotes containing the word throb


1. A weak but steady throb lay beneath Kev's searching fingertips. Win's heartbeat...the pulse that sustained his universe.
- Lisa Kleypas, Seduce Me at Sunrise

2. throb

verb. ['ˈθrɑːb'] pulsate or pound with abnormal force.

Synonyms

  • smart
  • ache
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • be well
  • uninjured
  • undamaged
  • depress

3. throb

verb. ['ˈθrɑːb'] tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.

Synonyms

  • thrill
  • tremble
  • shudder

Antonyms

  • slow
  • mild
  • good health
  • pleasure

4. throb

noun. ['ˈθrɑːb'] a deep pulsating type of pain.

Synonyms

  • hurting

Antonyms

  • motionlessness
  • ride

5. throb

noun. ['ˈθrɑːb'] an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart).

Synonyms

  • beat
  • pulse
  • pounding
  • throbbing
  • heartbeat

Antonyms

  • lose
  • refresh
  • conformist
  • rested
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