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Synonyms of heartbeat

Noun


1. pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat, periodic event, recurrent event

usage: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"

2. blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute, moment, mo, minute, second, bit

usage: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"

3. heartbeat, force

usage: an animating or vital unifying force; "New York is the commercial heartbeat of America"

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