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Definitions and Synonyms of palpitate | Another word for palpitate | What is palpitate?

Definition 1: beat rapidly - [verb of motion]

Samples where palpitate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His heart palpitated

Synonyms for palpitate in the sense of this definition

(palpitate is a kind of ...) move rhythmically

"Her heart was beating fast"

(palpitate has a similar meaning as ...) cause to throb or beat rapidly

"Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart"

Definition 2: shake with fast, tremulous movements - [verb of motion]

Samples where palpitate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His nostrils palpitated

Synonyms for palpitate in the sense of this definition

(palpitate is a kind of ...) move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways

"His hands were trembling when he signed the document"

Definition 3: cause to throb or beat rapidly - [verb of motion]

Samples where palpitate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart

(palpitate is a kind of ...) move or cause to move back and forth

"The chemist shook the flask vigorously" "My hands were shaking"

(palpitate has a similar meaning as ...) beat rapidly

"His heart palpitated"

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