Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: throbbing
IPA transcription: [θɹ'ɑbɪŋ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: throbbing
    Meaning: pounding or beating strongly or violently; "a throbbing pain"; "the throbbing engine of the boat"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: throb, throbbing, pounding
    Meaning: an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he felt a throbbing in his head"
Usage examples
  • Her heart was throbbing.
  • It plucked the leaf, which made a buckler for its small throbbing breast.
  • In the pocket closest to his throbbing heart was a single ticket to Belpher.
  • At last there came to the ears of the ape-man a peculiar whirring, throbbing sound.
  • Hiding behind the oak, with straining ear and throbbing heart, she eagerly listened.
  • Again and again it sounded, the whole air throbbing with it, strident, wild, and menacing.
  • Then he went to the trail, with a new expression on his face and a strange throbbing in his heart.
  • He was as a man attuned to a tremendous hazard, anticipation and mental endurance taut, all his force focused on one throbbing desire.
  • There was that in the wild men back of him, There was that in his own wild song, A dizzy throbbing, a drunkard smoke, That dazed to death all Wessex folk, And swept their spears along.
  • Once, being laid up by his arch enemy, with his joints stiffened and muscles throbbing with pain, Toby had seen the gaunt wolf of starvation, more terrible than any timber wolf, waiting at his doorstone.