Sunday, November 7, 2010


Palpitate \PAL-pi-teyt\ , verb;
1. To pulsate with unusual rapidity from exertion, emotion, disease, etc.; flutter
2. To cause to pulsate or tremble

According to
Palpitate dates from the 1620's and comes from Latin palpitatus, which is the past participle of palpitare ("to throb, to flutter").

*Today's word and the first definition were both taken from's 'Word of the Day' for Sunday, November 7

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