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pal·pi·tate

 (păl′pĭ-tāt′)
intr.v. pal·pi·tat·ed, pal·pi·tat·ing, pal·pi·tates
1. To move with a slight tremulous motion; tremble, shake, or quiver.
2. To beat with excessive rapidity; throb.

[Latin palpitāre, palpitāt-, frequentative of palpāre, to touch gently; see palpable.]

pal′pi·tat′ing·ly adv.

palpitate

(ˈpælpɪˌteɪt)
vb (intr)
1. (Pathology) (of the heart) to beat with abnormal rapidity
2. to flutter or tremble
[C17: from Latin palpitāre to throb, from palpāre to stroke]
ˈpalpitant, ˈpalpitating adj
ˌpalpiˈtation n

pal•pi•tate

(ˈpæl pɪˌteɪt)

v. -tat•ed, -tat•ing. v.i.
1. to pulsate, as the heart, with unusual rapidity; flutter.
2. to quiver; tremble.
v.t.
3. to cause to pulsate or tremble.
[1615–25; < Latin palpitātus, past participle of palpitāre to pulsate, frequentative of palpāre to stroke. See palpate1]
pal•pi•tant (ˈpæl pɪ tənt) adj.
pal′pi•tat`ing•ly, adv.

palpitate


Past participle: palpitated
Gerund: palpitating

Imperative
palpitate
palpitate
Present
I palpitate
you palpitate
he/she/it palpitates
we palpitate
you palpitate
they palpitate
Preterite
I palpitated
you palpitated
he/she/it palpitated
we palpitated
you palpitated
they palpitated
Present Continuous
I am palpitating
you are palpitating
he/she/it is palpitating
we are palpitating
you are palpitating
they are palpitating
Present Perfect
I have palpitated
you have palpitated
he/she/it has palpitated
we have palpitated
you have palpitated
they have palpitated
Past Continuous
I was palpitating
you were palpitating
he/she/it was palpitating
we were palpitating
you were palpitating
they were palpitating
Past Perfect
I had palpitated
you had palpitated
he/she/it had palpitated
we had palpitated
you had palpitated
they had palpitated
Future
I will palpitate
you will palpitate
he/she/it will palpitate
we will palpitate
you will palpitate
they will palpitate
Future Perfect
I will have palpitated
you will have palpitated
he/she/it will have palpitated
we will have palpitated
you will have palpitated
they will have palpitated
Future Continuous
I will be palpitating
you will be palpitating
he/she/it will be palpitating
we will be palpitating
you will be palpitating
they will be palpitating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been palpitating
you have been palpitating
he/she/it has been palpitating
we have been palpitating
you have been palpitating
they have been palpitating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been palpitating
you will have been palpitating
he/she/it will have been palpitating
we will have been palpitating
you will have been palpitating
they will have been palpitating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been palpitating
you had been palpitating
he/she/it had been palpitating
we had been palpitating
you had been palpitating
they had been palpitating
Conditional
I would palpitate
you would palpitate
he/she/it would palpitate
we would palpitate
you would palpitate
they would palpitate
Past Conditional
I would have palpitated
you would have palpitated
he/she/it would have palpitated
we would have palpitated
you would have palpitated
they would have palpitated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.palpitate - cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart"
palpitate, flutter - beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated"
shake, agitate - move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
2.palpitate - shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"
tremble - move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways; "His hands were trembling when he signed the document"
3.palpitate - beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated"
thump, beat, pound - move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
palpitate - cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart"

palpitate

verb
1. beat, pound, flutter, pulsate, pitter-patter, pitapat Her heart was palpitating wildly.
2. tremble, pulse, shiver, throb, quiver, vibrate His whole body was palpitating with fear.

palpitate

verb
To make rhythmic contractions, sounds, or movements:
Translations
يَخْفِق القَلب بِسُرْعَه
bušit
hamre
slá hratt
tvinkčiotivirpėjimasvirpėti
ātri sistiespulsēttrīsēt
búšiť
hızlı hızlı çarpmak

palpitate

[ˈpælpɪteɪt] VI [heart] → palpitar

palpitate

[ˈpælpɪteɪt] vi [heart] → palpiter

palpitate

vi (heart)heftig klopfen; (= tremble)zittern

palpitate

[ˈpælpɪˌteɪt] vipalpitare

palpitate

(ˈpӕlpiteit) verb
(of the heart) to beat rapidly.
ˌpalpiˈtations noun plural
an attack of rapid beating of the heart.

pal·pi·tate

v. palpitar, latir.

palpitate

vi palpitar
References in classic literature ?
The air of the sleeping-chamber seemed to palpitate with the hopeless passion of the girls.
It seemed as though there escaped from him, at least according to the growing superstitions of the crowd, a mysterious emanation which animated all the stones of Notre-Dame, and made the deep bowels of the ancient church to palpitate.
The little school world of Wareham palpitates with excitement when it sees the senior and the junior editors of The Pilot walking together
It makes the heart palpitate heavier with excitement.
My heart began to palpitate, then increased to a rapid chest-pounding such as I had never before experienced.
Ar Adain y Gwynt (On the Wings of the Wind) promises to cause viewers' hearts to palpitate and their stomachs to churn as John, one of the world's most extreme paragliders, and Alun take to the skies.
His heart would palpitate and beads of sweat would form on his forehead as he started to dial the phone number.