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  • an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
  • a deep pulsating type of pain


  • expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
  • tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
  • pulsate or pound with abnormal force

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View spelling list Some th words and learn about the word throb in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1.

Scrabble score for throb

Scrabble score = 10

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