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"throb" in British English

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throbverb [I]

uk   /θrɒb/  us   /θrɑːb/ (-bb-)
to ​produce a ​strong, ​regularbeat: Both ​records have a good throbbing ​bass which is ​great to ​dance to. If a ​part of ​yourbody throbs, you ​feelpain in it in a ​series of ​regularbeats: His head throbbed, and his ​bodyached. The throbbing ​pain in his ​leg was ​becomingunbearable.
throb
noun [S] uk   us  
the throb of the ​engine
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(Definition of throb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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throbverb [I]

 us   /θrɑb/ (-bb-)
to ​produce a ​regular, ​forcefulbeat: His ​head throbbed with ​pain.
throb
noun [C/U]  us   /θrɑb/
[U] We could ​feel the throb of the ​music from the ​partyupstairs.
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