Synonyms of throb


1. throb, pain, hurting

usage: a deep pulsating type of pain

2. throb, throbbing, pounding, pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat

usage: an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he felt a throbbing in his head"


1. throb, ache, smart, hurt

usage: pulsate or pound with abnormal force; "my head is throbbing"; "Her heart was throbbing"

2. pulsate, throb, pulse, beat, pound, thump

usage: expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"

3. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill, tremble

usage: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

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Definition and meaning of throb (Dictionary)