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pulsate

pul·sate

pulsate

 
pronunciation:
puhl seIt
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pulsated, pulsates, pulsating
definition 1: to throb or beat with a regular rhythm, as the heart or some music.
synonyms:
beat, pound, pulse, throb, thump
similar words:
palpitate, pant, resonate, thud, tick
definition 2: to vibrate; tremble; quiver.
synonyms:
quiver, vibrate
similar words:
flutter, oscillate, palpitate, pant, pulse, quaver, shake, shiver, shudder, tremble