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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrobthrob1 /θrɒb $ θrɑːb/ verb (throbbed, throbbing) [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 HURT/CAUSE PAINif a part of your body throbs, you have a feeling of pain in it that regularly starts and stops 🔊 The back of my neck throbbed painfully.throb with 🔊 Her foot was throbbing with pain. 🔊 I woke up with a throbbing headache.see thesaurus at hurt2 APMSOUNDif music or a machine throbs, it makes a low sound or vibration with a strong regular beat 🔊 a throbbing bass line3 HBHEMOTIONALif your heart throbs, it beats faster or more strongly than usual4 if a place throbs with life, energy etc, it has a lot of life etc 🔊 The river is throbbing with life.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
throbThat night in bed, her hip throbbed.By late afternoon my head was throbbing, and I couldn't see straight.He limped heavily, nursing his throbbing ankle.Every morning I wake up with a throbbing headache.For ever, for ever, for ever: the reverberation throbbed in his bones.I felt a throbbing pain in my left shin, and pulled up my trouser leg to see what was causing it.throbbing samba musicthrobbing headacheAs I write this, I have a throbbing headache.He had a throbbing headache building, centred behind his nose and eyes.Sunstroke fever, throbbing headache, red face, stupor.