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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a rapid and irregular heart beat;

2. a shaky motion;
- Example: "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
[syn: shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Palpitation \Pal`pi*ta"tion\, n. [L. palpitatio: cf. F. palpitation.] A rapid pulsation; a throbbing; esp., an abnormal, rapid beating of the heart as when excited by violent exertion, strong emotion, or by disease. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

palpitation n 1: a rapid and irregular heart beat 2: a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe" [syn: shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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