verb (used without object), pal·pi·tat·ed, pal·pi·tat·ing.
verb (used with object), pal·pi·tat·ed, pal·pi·tat·ing.
Origin of palpitate
Related formspal·pi·tat·ing·ly, adverbun·pal·pi·tat·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for palpitating
I saw my soul a second time to-day; it was no longer the bubble, blown large, palpitating.The Journal of Arthur Stirling|Upton Sinclair
A palpitating chorus of frogs rose from the invisible streams.The Happy End|Joseph Hergesheimer
Now he touched the gun with palpitating hands, but he did not pick it up.The Dead Command|Vicente Blasco Ibez
He found the piece great, mobile, and palpitating, and he was not ashamed.Fairfax and His Pride|Marie Van Vorst
With palpitating hearts and loud cries we ran towards the house, alarmed the family, and told them our trouble.Welsh Folk-Lore|Elias Owen