▪ fast , racing , rapid
▪ faint , weak
VERB + PULSE
▪ check , feel , take
Last time I took my ~, it was a little fast.
▪ check for , feel for
She reached in through the driver's broken window and checked for a ~.
The doctor felt to see if he had a ~.
There was little to quicken the ~ in his dull routine.
PULSE + VERB
▪ quicken , race
She felt her ~ quicken as she recognized the voice.
PULSE + NOUN
My at-rest ~ rate is usually about 80 beats per minute.
Pulse is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ blood , ↑ vein