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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 ?
For surely woman never shows to better advantage than in the dainty exercises of a dainty repast, and there is nothing more thrilling to man than a meal alone with a woman he loves or is about to love.
Thrilling to the speed and the buoyancy and the obedience of the little craft the girl drove toward the northwest.
It was the most thrilling game he had ever played; and the wonderful thing was that he felt almost all he said.
said Cassy, with a thrilling and bitter emphasis on the word mother.
He forgot his solo, and the expected compliments; and, for the rest of the evening, that thrilling expression floated in his brain, and was present to his thoughts; it was worth a thousand of the studied glances that were continually aimed at him from all sides of the room, and with every variety of eye--from the piercing black, to the ogling gray.
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