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One day my head was throbbing so badly, I could barely see. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Seeing the medical bills made my head throb. Christianity Today (2000)My head vein is throbbing out of control. The Sun (2015)Soon your body will begin to throb with pain. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)Because there are many reasons why your head might be throbbing. The Sun (2015)His letters throb with pain and anger. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)His head was throbbing but he was still hoping to play a further part in a match that is finely balanced. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your heart is throbbing against hers! Three Men in a Boat (1889)You can ease the throbbing pain. The Sun (2015)Now you've got a throbbing bruise underneath your nail. The Sun (2011)It was not the bland music that made her head throb, but the screaming. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These initial symptoms are typically followed by an intense throbbing head pain, nausea and vomiting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After a few minutes, there is indeed a warm glow to accompany the throbbing pain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I woke up alone on his sofa and wandered home with a throbbing head. The Sun (2009)It is a new model with a new name, fresh advertising and it goes faster with a throbbing beat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Just as the throbbing in my ankle was beginning to cause me grief, the disappointment of defeat was sinking in. The Sun (2007)I woke up at 6am wondering why my head was throbbing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I opened my eyes, my head throbbing. Anti-Ice (1993)THE next time you suffer toothache or throbbing back pain, blame it on evolution. The Sun (2013)Though, trust me, the ankle was throbbing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: throb /θrɒb/ VERB
If part of your body throbs, you feel a series of strong and usually painful beats there.
His head throbbed.
- American English: throb
- Arabic: يَخْفِقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: palpitar
- Chinese: 悸动
- Croatian: jako kucati
- Czech: pulzovat bolestí
- Danish: dunke
- Dutch: kloppen pulseren
- European Spanish: sentir pinchazos
- Finnish: tykyttää
- French: palpiter
- German: pochen
- Greek: πάλλω
- Italian: pulsare
- Japanese: 動悸を打つ
- Korean: 두근거리다
- Norwegian: pulsere
- Polish: mocno bić
- European Portuguese: palpitar
- Romanian: a palpita
- Russian: ощущение пульсации
- Spanish: latir con fuerza
- Swedish: banka
- Thai: เต้นเป็นจังหวะ
- Turkish: zonklamak
- Ukrainian: пульсувати
- Vietnamese: đau dai dẳng
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