throbbing adj : pounding or beating strongly or violently; "a throbbing pain"; "the throbbing engine of the boat"
1 an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he felt a throbbing in his head" [syn: throb, pounding]
2 a sound with a strong rhythmic beat; "the throbbing of the engines"throb
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]
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]throbbing See throb
- present participle of throb
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