PALPITATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of palpitate
Definition:
v. beat rapidly; shake with fast, tremulous movements
Example:
As he became excited, his heart began to palpitate more and more erratically.
Sentence in Classic:
Every thought that was devoted to it was an extreme anguish, and every word that I spoke in allusion to it caused my lips to quiver, and my heart to palpitate.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Candide, walking always over palpitating limbs or across ruins, arrived at last beyond the seat of war, with a few provisions in his knapsack, and Miss Cunegonde always in his heart.
Candide By Voltaire Context
To seize on the wonder would be to brush off its bloom, and perhaps see it fade and stiffen in her hand: better the sense of beauty palpitating out of reach, while she held her breath and watched where it would alight.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Sometimes my pulse beat so quickly and hardly that I felt the palpitation of every artery; at others, I nearly sank to the ground through languor and extreme weakness.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
It was impossible to feel anything but palpitating joy in this warm sun, in this spring, with the chimneys of Twelve Oaks just beginning to show on the hill across the river.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Her pallor had become whiteness; her cheeks were crimson; her long golden lashes, the only beauty of her youth and her virginity which remained to her, palpitated, though they remained closed and drooping.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Marius gazed for a while at this gloomy interior, more terrifying than the interior of a tomb, for the human soul could be felt fluttering there, and life was palpitating there.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Thenardier noticed this movement and continued with the deliberation of an orator who holds his interlocutor and who feels his adversary palpitating under his words:.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Everybody was satisfied; and she was left to the tremors of a most palpitating heart, while the others prepared to begin.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
He observed his hostess attentively from under his shaggy brows, and noted a subtle change which had transformed her from the listless woman he had known into a being who, for the moment, seemed palpitant with the forces of life.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context