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throb

 [throb]
a pulsating movement or sensation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

throb

(throb),
1. To pulsate.
2. A beating or pulsation.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

throb

(throb)
1. To pulsate.
2. A beating or pulsation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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D.C., OldburyA A THROBBING headache in an older person is quite commonly due to raised blood pressure.
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Such neighbourhoods enjoy a central location within existing cities, with life throbbing in their dense exciting vandal-free streets.
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The Oldest Profession ended its run at the Signature in October; Hot 'n' Throbbing, a disturbing look at domestic violence, concludes the season next spring.
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Throbbing Gristle's TG24, a limited-edition deluxe box set of twenty-four CDs of live Throbbing Gristle (TG) recordings made between 1976 and 1980, is prefaced with the following: 'Industrial Records and Throbbing Gristle will not be held responsible in any way whatsoever for the results of any physical, mental or structural damage either inflicted or incurred by the owner of this collection or any third parties." A coda further suggests that the collection is not recommended for listeners of a "nervous disposition" or, given the "adult nature" of its content, those "under 18 years of age." As sales pitches go it is pretty enticing--despite the almost three-hundred-dollar asking price.
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With a mixture of office space, dealing floors, flats, shops, restaurants and gardens, the building is envisaged as a vast, throbbing, self-sufficient city in the sky.
As for the throbbing hand, he says, the initial pain sensation relates only to the original injury.