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pulse1

pulse1

 
pronunciation:
puhls
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the periodic throbbing of arteries that results from the beating of the heart, esp. as felt in the wrist or neck.
synonyms:
legume
similar words:
bean, beat, lentil, pea, pulsation, seed, sprout, throb
definition 2: any periodic throbbing or beating.
synonyms:
beat, legume, pulsation, throb
similar words:
bean, cadence, oscillation, palpitation, pea, stroke, vibration
definition 3: a single, intense surge, as of electricity, or blood through the arteries.
synonyms:
surge, throb
similar words:
beat, heartbeat, stroke, swell, upsurge, vibration
definition 4: the opinions or feelings of a group.
The politician feels the pulse of the nation.
synonyms:
attitude, disposition, opinion, position, public opinion, stance
similar words:
mood, perspective, sentiment, slant, stand, thinking, view
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pulsed, pulses, pulsing
definition: to throb, vibrate, or beat; pulsate.
synonyms:
beat, pulsate, throb, vibrate
similar words:
flutter, oscillate, palpitate, pant, pound, quiver, thump, tremble
derivation: pulseless (adj.)
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