This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word palpitate
cause to throb or beat rapidly
"Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart"
quiver, quake, palpitate(verb)
shake with fast, tremulous movements
"His nostrils palpitated"
"His heart palpitated"
to throb, beat strongly
to beat rapidly and more strongly than usual; to throb; to bound with emotion or exertion; to pulsate violently; to flutter; -- said specifically of the heart when its action is abnormal, as from excitement