palpitate


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palpitate

[′pal·pə‚tāt]
(medicine)
To flutter, or beat abnormally fast; applied especially to the rate of the heartbeat.
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It's3am and we are wide and starving but to lie still and palpitate At breakfast, we are very quietly when manager comes to us.
As the light starts to creep into the van bumping its way along country lanes, the animals tremble and palpitate, some withfear,others with the onset of illness as the dank conditions exacerbate the dwindling nutrition in their bodies.
Red enough without slap, I go redder, say hello as he bows and rush off to palpitate.
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No surprise then, that in Sunday's frantic closing moments, he began to palpitate.
This Marathon confirms that Nabatieh still palpitates with life, a thing which makes our country a more vibrant nation," Jaber added.
The universe's dark energy palpitates on Hershman's pages; she gives emptiness form.