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 for Pulsate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pulsate \Pul"sate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pulsated; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Pulsating.] [L. pulsatus, p. p. of pulsare to beat,
     strike, v. intens. fr. pellere to beat, strike, drive. See
     Pulse a beating, and cf. Pulse, v.]
     To throb, as a pulse; to beat, as the heart.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The heart of a viper or frog will continue to pulsate
           long after it is taken from the body.    --E. Darwin.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pulsate
      v 1: expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The
           baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged
           it" [syn: pulsate, throb, pulse]
      2: move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the
         city pulsated with music and excitement" [syn: pulsate,
         beat, quiver]
      3: produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of
         short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce
         pulses; "pulse waves"; "a transmitter pulsed by an electronic
         tube" [syn: pulse, pulsate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "pulsate":
     alternate, be here again, beat, beat a ruffle, beat a tattoo,
     circle, come again, come and go, come around, come round,
     come round again, come up again, cycle, drum, fluctuate, flutter,
     go pitapat, hammer, intermit, oscillate, palpitate, pant, patter,
     pitter-patter, pound, pulse, pump, quiver, reappear, recur,
     reoccur, repeat, return, reverberate, revolve, roar, roll,
     roll around, rotate, ruffle, sound a tattoo, splatter, splutter,
     sputter, throb, thrum, thud, thump, tick, ticktock, turn, undulate,
     vibrate, wheel, wheel around
  
  

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