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thrill

 (thrĭl)
v. thrilled, thrill·ing, thrills
v.tr.
1. To cause to feel a sudden sensation of pleasure or delight; excite greatly: was thrilled to learn that she had won the contest.
2. To cause to quiver, tremble, or vibrate.
v.intr.
1. To feel a sudden sensation of pleasure or delight: "His answer came that afternoon and she thrilled to see the handwriting" (Susan Minot).
2. To quiver, tremble, or vibrate.
n.
1.
a. A sudden feeling of pleasure or excitement: It gave him a thrill to learn their secret.
b. A source or cause of pleasure or excitement: the thrills of the amusement park.
2. A quivering or trembling caused by sudden excitement or emotion.
3. Medicine A slight palpable vibration associated with a cardiac murmur and certain other cardiac or respiratory conditions.

[Middle English thrillen, alteration of thirlen, to pierce, from Old English thȳrlian, from thȳrel, hole; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

thrill′ing·ly adv.

thrilling

(ˈθrɪlɪŋ)
adj
1. very exciting or stimulating
2. vibrating or trembling
ˈthrillingly adv

thrill•ing

(ˈθrɪl ɪŋ)

adj.
producing a thrill or thrills; exciting: a thrilling experience.
[1520–30]
thrill′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thrilling - causing a surge of emotion or excitement; "she gave an electrifying performance"; "a thrilling performer to watch"
exciting - creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
2.thrilling - causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or electric shock; "a thrilling wind blew off the frozen lake"
stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"

thrilling

adjective exciting, gripping, stimulating, stirring, sensational, rousing, riveting, electrifying, hair-raising, rip-roaring (informal) a thrilling encounter with wildlife in its natural state
exciting boring, dull, tedious, dreary, quiet, tiresome, monotonous, staid, uninteresting, unmoving
Translations
مُثِيرمُثير، يَهُز المَشاعِر
vzrušující
meget spændendespændende
jännittävä
uzbuđujuć
hrollvekjandi; spennandi
ぞくぞくさせる
감격적인
srhljiv
spännande
เขย่าขวัญ
ly kỳ

thrilling

[ˈθrɪlɪŋ] ADJ [experience, match, climax] → emocionante; [performance] → apasionante
it was one of the most thrilling moments of my lifefue uno de los momentos más emocionantes de mi vida
you've actually met her? how thrilling!¿llegaste a conocerla? ¡qué emoción!

thrilling

[ˈθrɪlɪŋ] adj
[book, play] → palpitant(e)
[news, discovery] → excitant(e)

thrilling

adjaufregend; book, filmspannend, fesselnd; sensationüberwältigend, hinreißend; musichinreißend, mitreißend; experience, victoryüberwältigend, umwerfend (inf); (sexually) → erregend; we had a thrilling timees war richtig aufregend

thrilling

[ˈθrɪlɪŋ] adj (book, play) → pieno/a di suspense; (news, discovery) → entusiasmante

thrill

(θril) verb
to (cause someone to) feel excitement. She was thrilled at/by the invitation.
noun
1. an excited feeling. a thrill of pleasure/expectation.
2. something which causes this feeling. Meeting the Queen was a great thrill.
ˈthriller noun
an exciting novel or play, usually about crime, detectives etc. I always take a thriller to read on the train.
ˈthrilling adjective
exciting.

thrilling

مُثِير vzrušující meget spændende fesselnd συναρπαστικός emocionante jännittävä palpitant uzbuđujuć eccitante ぞくぞくさせる 감격적인 spannend nervepirrende przejmujący eletrizante волнующий spännande เขย่าขวัญ heyecan verici ly kỳ 令人激动的
References in classic literature ?
and away went Jo, with a melodramatic scream which was truly thrilling.
The natural taste and true ear of David governed and modified the sounds to suit the confined cavern, every crevice and cranny of which was filled with the thrilling notes of their flexible voices.
This same slighted, forgotten, uncomprehended, but still foolish and forgiving Nature seemed to be bending over her frightened and listening ear with vague but thrilling murmurings of freedom and independence.
Her tone, as she uttered the exclamation, had a plaintive and really exquisite melody thrilling through it, yet without subduing a certain something which an obtuse auditor might still have mistaken for asperity.
Yet the grey Manxman --the oldest mariner of all -- declared that the wild thrilling sounds that were heard, were the voices of newly drowned men in the sea.
There was battle and murder and sudden death--it was marvelous how they ever heard about so many entertaining and thrilling happenings; the stories must be all true, for surely no man could have made such things up, and besides, there were pictures of them all, as real as life.
said Cassy, with a thrilling and bitter emphasis on the word mother.
and when those thrilling notes come floating down the distance I hear them without fail, even if I am two miles away; and then - oh, then you should see my heels get down to business!
We swept through the prettiest little curving arms of the lake, among these colossal green walls, enjoying new delights, always, as the stately panorama unfolded itself before us and rerolled and hid itself behind us; and now and then we had the thrilling surprise of bursting suddenly upon a tremendous white mass like the distant and dominating Jungfrau, or some kindred giant, looming head and shoulders above a tumbled waste of lesser Alps.
Dear Mother,--I am thrilling with unhappyness this morning.
After apologizing for his ignorance, and reminding the audience that slav- ery was a poor school for the human intellect and heart, he proceeded to narrate some of the facts in his own history as a slave, and in the course of his speech gave utterance to many noble thoughts and thrilling reflections.
And then there are other chances in life far more thrilling and rapture-giving: THIS is solid, an affair of the actual world, nothing ideal about it: all its associations are solid and sober, and its manifestations are the same.