1 beat, beating, throb, throbbing, pulsing, pulsating, pulsation, pounding, thrumming, drumming, thumping, thudding, reverberation, reverberating, hammering, palpitation, palpitating, vibration, vibrating:
The pulse of the jungle drums became louder and faster.
1 powder, comminute, grind, crush, mill, granulate, crumble, break up, bray, pound, Technical triturate, levigate:
This machine pulverizes the rock, after which the binding agents are added
2 devastate, destroy, demolish, crush, smash, shatter, ruin, wreck, annihilate:
The four battalions were pulverized in the attack.
fast, racing, rapid | slow | strong | faint, weak
VERB + PULSE
check, feel, take
Last time I took my pulse, it was a bit fast.
| check for, feel for
She reached in through the driver's broken window and checked for a pulse.
| find | quicken
There was little to quicken the pulse in his dull routine.
PULSE + VERB
beat | quicken, race
She felt her pulse quicken as she recognized the voice.
PULSE + NOUN
My at-rest pulse rate is usually about 80 beats per minute.
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