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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pal·pi·tate /ˈpælpəˌtet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pal·pi·tate /ˈpælpəˌtet/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pal·pi·tate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Palpitated p. pr. & vb. n. Palpitating ]  To beat rapidly and more strongly than usual; to throb; to bound with emotion or exertion; to pulsate violently; to flutter; -- said specifically of the heart when its action is abnormal, as from excitement.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings
           palpitated the young woman's heart"
      2: shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils
         palpitated" [syn: quiver, quake]
      3: beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated" [syn: flutter]