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pulse1

pulse1

 
pronunciation:
puhls
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the regular beating of the arteries that is caused by the beating of the heart. The pulse can be felt in the wrist or neck.
Your pulse should slow down a few minutes after you stop exercising.
synonyms:
legume
similar words:
bean, beat, lentil, pea, seed, sprout, throb
definition 2: any regular beat.
We danced to the pulse of the music.
synonyms:
beat, legume
similar words:
bean, pea, stroke
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: pulsed, pulses, pulsing
definition: to vibrate or beat; throb.
My heart pulsed quickly when I heard the noise coming from the attic.
synonyms:
beat, throb, vibrate
similar words:
flutter, pound, quiver, thump, tremble
derivation: pulseless (adj.)
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