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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Throb v. i. [imp. & p. p. Throbbed p. pr. & vb. n. Throbbing.]  To beat, or pulsate, with more than usual force or rapidity; to beat in consequence of agitation; to palpitate; -- said of the heart, pulse, etc.
 My heart
 Throbs to know one thing.   --Shak.
    Here may his head lie on my throbbing breast.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a deep pulsating type of pain
      2: an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he
         felt a throbbing in his head" [syn: throbbing, pounding]
      v 1: pulsate or pound with abnormal force; "my head is
           throbbing"; "Her heart was throbbing"
      2: expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The
         baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon
         massaged it" [syn: pulsate, pulse]
      3: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement [syn: shudder,
          shiver, thrill]
      [also: throbbing, throbbed]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See throb