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exhilarate

ex·hil·a·rate

exhilarate

 
pronunciation:
ihk sI l reIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: exhilarated, exhilarates, exhilarating
definition 1: to fill with energy.
The cold air and bright snow exhilarated us.
antonyms:
bore
similar words:
animate, intoxicate, pep up, stimulate, thrill
definition 2: to make very cheerful.
Winning the tournament exhilarated the team.
antonyms:
depress
similar words:
cheer up, delight
derivations: exhilarated (adj.), exhilarating (adj.), exhilarator (n.)
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