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pal puh tayt

  • v  cause to throb or beat rapidly
    Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart
  • v  shake with fast, tremulous movements
    His nostrils palpitated
  • v  beat rapidly
    His heart palpitated

  • Democrats and the Clinton re-election machine would palpitate with excitement watching the threesome standing like Olympians on the medals platform.
  • The Central Executive Committee (Cabinet) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russia) caused Zionist hearts to palpitate last week by setting aside a portion of the .
  • French wines were poured, including a superb 1959 dry white guaranteed to palpitate even a Frenchman.

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