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thrill

thrill

 
 
pronunciation:
thrIl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: thrilled, thrilling, thrills
definition: to cause to feel a sudden, sharp excitement.
It thrills me to ski down a steep mountain at top speed.
synonyms:
excite, stimulate
antonyms:
bore
similar words:
agitate, arouse, fire, inspire, intoxicate, rouse, stir
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden, sharp feeling of great excitement.
I felt a thrill as our car raced through the night.
synonyms:
quiver, tingle
similar words:
goose flesh, kick, tremor, twitch
definition 2: something that gives a feeling of sudden excitement.
It was a thrill to meet the President.
synonyms:
excitement
similar words:
bang, high, kick, rush
derivation: thrilling (adj.)
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