verb (used without object), pal·pi·tat·ed, pal·pi·tat·ing.
verb (used with object), pal·pi·tat·ed, pal·pi·tat·ing.
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Origin of palpitate
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OTHER WORDS FROM palpitatepal·pi·tat·ing·ly, adverbun·pal·pi·tat·ing, adjective
How to use palpitate in a sentence
The clear and radiant sky was drowned in a quivering radiance of gold, that was like a thing alive and sensitively palpitating.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Grander and grander the melody rose, voicing loves triumph with wondrous sweetness and palpitating rhythm.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
His warm and palpitating generalisations, for all the flaws in their reasoning, bear the irrefutable mark of moral reality.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
Above this, at a height of about ten feet, glittered a palpitating silver canopy, almost blinding in its sparkle and its sheen.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
They feed only on living prey, which they chew slowly, beginning at the belly, and boring slowly into the palpitating cavity.The Natural Philosophy of Love|Remy de Gourmont