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throb

verb [I] uk   /θrɒb/  us   /θrɑːb/ (-bb-)
to produce a strong, regular beat: Both records have a good throbbing bass which is great to dance to. If a part of your body throbs, you feel pain in it in a series of regular beats: His head throbbed, and his body ached. The throbbing pain in his leg was becoming unbearable.
throb
noun [S] uk   us  
the throb of the engine
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