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.
Throbs to know one thing. --Shak.
Here may his head lie on my throbbing breast. --Shak.
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,
[also: throbbing, throbbed]