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Bleeding and what the heart and blood do

beat

verb

if someone’s heart beats, it makes the same sound and movements again and again as it pumps blood around their body

bleed

verb

to have blood flowing from your body, for example from a cut

clot

verb

if blood or another liquid clots, or if something clots it, it becomes thick and stops flowing

flutter

verb

if your heart or pulse flutters, its regular movements suddenly become quicker because you are excited or nervous

fur up

if an artery furs up or is furred up, it becomes blocked

haemorrhage

verb

to lose a lot of blood from an organ inside your body because of an injury or another medical condition

hammer

verb

if your heart hammers, it has a strong fast beat, especially because you are afraid or nervous

hemorrhage

the American spelling of haemorrhage

jump

verb

if your heart jumps, it suddenly feels as if it is not beating regularly, for example because you are frightened or excited

lurch

verb

if your heart or stomach lurches, it seems to suddenly jump because you are excited or upset

palpitate

verb

if your heart palpitates, it beats faster than usual

pound

verb

if your heart pounds, it beats strongly and quickly because you are nervous, excited, or afraid

throb

verb

if your heart throbs, it beats much harder and faster than usual

thump

verb

if your heart is thumping, you can feel it beating very fast, for example because you are angry, frightened, or excited

weep

verb

if an injury or sore place on the body weeps, blood or pus (=a yellow infected liquid) comes out slowly

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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