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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of throb.


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  • The insides of his brain throbbed like the awesome banging of a Khitain gong and his mighty thews ached with stiffness.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Once again, the word throbbed between them, and once again it evoked an emotional response.

    Blood Lines

  • I dreamt I saw him sailing away and he spoke to me, but I thought my brain throbbed so loud that I could not hear him.

    The Romance of Isabel, Lady Burton

  • My blood beat in my ears, sounding out the Name of God, while a different name throbbed in my pulse.

    Kushiel's Avatar

  • He continued his search in activities such as reading, smiling, working, planning, and still he "throbbed" and "aspired" for that all-quenching something-else that seemed to elude him.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Her head ached " throbbed " and her mouth was dry.

    The Spellsong War

  • They spoke of how the marrow in their bones ached, how the blood throbbed painfully through clusters of tumors, tumors growing a life of their own and chewing away at their bodies.

    Rogue Oracle

  • I was seriously uncomfortable, and the baseball-sized knot on the back of my head throbbed and pulsated with every fearful beat of my heart.

    Show Stoppah

  • My heart pounded and my chest throbbed when I looked down at the tiny blessing in my arms.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • The lights on the dance floor throbbed to the beat of the music, which vibrated the floor beneath my feet.



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