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Synonyms for palpitating

having a slight and rapid trembling motion


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She was a part of that involuntary, palpitating life, and could neither look out on it from her luxurious shelter as a mere spectator, nor hide her eyes in selfish complaining.
Yet, palpitating and real, shimmering in the sun-flashed dust of ten thousand hoofs, she saw pass, from East to West, across a continent, the great hegira of the land-hungry Anglo-Saxon.
Stop!' Girl number twenty stopped then, palpitating, and made him a curtsey.
Housemates, especially the three contestants nominated for elimination, were expecting with palpitating hearts to see how the proceedings would go, but they were pleasantly surprised to see the actress onstage, replacing Nagarjuna as their host.
And this third outing, pulsing and palpitating with both wonder and urgency, continues the themes lovingly furnished on her previous outings.
It can be argued that this bailout package by Saudi Arabia is due to Pakistan maintaining diplomatic silence on the issue at a time when there is palpitating pressure mounted on KSA by the world for accountability of Khashoggi's death.
To see Chavez at his basestto appreciate demagogy at its lowest, in a version deeper than anything even Donald Trump has attemptedto appreciate, in short, Mussoliniyou should take a moment to watch a video of Chavez ranting, "I am no longer me, I am a people," to an enormous crowd of flag-waving Venezuelans, with oratorical flourishes invoking "love" and "socialism" and "Christianity" in palpitating vibrato.
Near the novel's end, Oliver Wendell Holmes offers this memorable farewell to Christina: 'How small a matter literature is, Miss Rossetti, to the great, seething, toiling, struggling, love-making, bread-winning, child-rearing, death-awaiting men and women who fill this huge, palpitating world of ours!'
'Now i know the feeling of being a fan and wa Poise, palpitating to see them.'
He zinged touchdown passes of six yards to Henry Ruggs III and seven yards to Calvin Ridley, the latter while on the move during a palpitating fourth down with 3:49 remaining.
"This man is the palpitating pulse of the sedition crusade," federal prosecutor F.B.
The new film will do away with the cramped sets now sometimes seen, but the closeup, it is predicted, can be used with an even greater palpitating effect.
The Vikings' palpitating win over Lancashire in front of a capacity crowd at the same venue a week ago has boosted their confidence in this form of cricket, but Gillespie knows there is still a mountain to climb after some poor performances in the first half of the programme.
"The physical effects of being bullied by DCC Ashman frequently caused me to experience disorientation, dizziness, hot and cold sweats, headaches, fainting, physical vomiting, palpitating heartbeats, lack of breath, seizures and pains in my chest," she said.