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th rob

  • n  a deep pulsating type of pain
  • n  an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
    he felt a throbbing in his head
  • v  pulsate or pound with abnormal force
    my head is throbbing
    Her heart was throbbing
  • v  expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
  • v  tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

  • Jesus rock bands throb with it.
  • And then there is the constant, combustible throb of Islamic unrest, most recently the intramural explosion of Iraq's Sunnis and Shi'ites, which has devastated the possibility .
  • His speeches seemed almost pathetic; his pen had lost its throb.

  • Pierce Brosnan in Hindustan Times
    I'm aware of my lack of stamina, particularly working with a young cast on Remember Me with Robert Pattinson, the latest heart-throb. Things do rattle and shake at times, but that's the challenge of life anyway,Brosnan said.
  • Shawn Green in
    All night, it was pretty much throbbing,Green said. "Right now, it's not throbbing, but I'm not doing anything to make it throb."
  • Rumer Willis in quoted 20-year old Rumer as saying: "It was strange when mum, who is 15 years older than Ashton, started seeing him in 2003. I was 15 and he was a heart-throb to me - I had pictures of him on my wall! I remember mum saying her new...

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