palpitating, fluttering, unsteady.
Close packed behind Fracasse's company was a seemingly limitless mass of soldiery, palpitant
with their short breaths, a steamy, sickening odor rising from their water- soaked clothes.
So vital was the effect as one looked, that it seemed a palpitant
personality of breath and soul.
He wearies of stuprating palpitant
flesh and becomes a lover of the dead.