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ex·hil·a·rate

 (ĭg-zĭl′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. ex·hil·a·rat·ed, ex·hil·a·rat·ing, ex·hil·a·rates
1. To cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; elate: We were exhilarated by the cool, pine-scented air.
2. To invigorate; stimulate: bold designs that exhilarate the viewer's imagination.

[Latin exhilarāre, exhilarāt- : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + hilarāre, to make cheerful (from hilaris, hilarus, cheerful, from Greek hilaros).]

ex·hil′a·ra′tive adj.
ex·hil′a·ra′tor n.

exhilarated

(ɪɡˈzɪləreɪtɪd)
adj
very happy and excited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exhilarated - made joyful; "the sun and the wind on his back made him feel exhilarated--happy to be alive"
elated - exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"
Translations

exhilarated

[ɪgˈzɪləreɪtɪd] adjeuphorique
to feel exhilarated → être euphorique

exhilarated

adj laugherregt, aufgeregt; to feel exhilaratedin Hochstimmung sein
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My favorite sentence, however, setting aside the bit where he jumps exhilaratedly out of a half-crashed helicopter, leaving his wife to sprain her ankle, appears on page 121, where he's puzzling out his hawkish lack of liberalism, so at odds with his ironically attended-to liberal opinions.