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  Definition of thrill
  1. something that thrills; "the thrills of space travel"
  2. an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
  3. the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"
  4. feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
  5. fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
  6. tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
  7. cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
Similar Words: frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, tingle, bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, kick, tickle, vibrate, exhilarate, inebriate, exalt, beatify, throb

 

Derivational Morphology: exhilarate, inebriate, exalt, beatify, tickle, vibrate, tingle, prickle, shudder, shiver, throb, agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up, frisson, chill, quiver, bang, boot, rush, flush, kick, blessedness, beatitude, beatification, ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation, raptus, exhilaration, excitement, tremor, thriller

 

 
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