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throbthrob1 /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.
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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.
throbthrob2 (also throbbing) /ˈθrɒbɪŋ $ ˈθrɑː-/ noun [countable]  SOUNDa low strong regular beat or sensationthrob of the throb of the engines a steady throb of pain heartthrob
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throbThe engine of the big mechanical monster was ticking over with the deep throb of impatient, reined-in horsepower.Detectable above the hubbub was the relentless throb of Christmas carols.She allowed herself the luxury of screaming, and yelped as each stroke ignited a searing throb in her outraged fundament.Now I could hear the throb of impatience in his voice as he waited for the curtain to go up.He listened to the throb of the ship's generators, a noise he associated with every ship he had travelled on.the throb of her beating heartI'd get this throb all over my body.
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Verb table
throb
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theythrob
he, she, itthrobs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theythrobbed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave throbbed
he, she, ithas throbbed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad throbbed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill throb
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have throbbed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam throbbing
he, she, itis throbbing
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you, we, theyare throbbing
Past
I, he, she, itwas throbbing
you, we, theywere throbbing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been throbbing
he, she, ithas been throbbing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been throbbing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be throbbing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been throbbing
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