exhilarating


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ex·hil·a·rat·ing

 (ĭg-zĭl′ə-rā′tĭng)
adj.
Causing exhilaration; invigorating.

ex·hil′a·rat′ing·ly adv.
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exhilarating

(ɪɡˈzɪləˌreɪtɪŋ)
adj
causing strong feelings of excitement and happiness: an exhilarating helicopter trip.
exˈhilaˌratingly adv
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exhilarating - making lively and cheerful; "the exhilarating effect of mountain air"
invigorating - imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"
2.exhilarating - making lively and joyful
exciting - creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
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exhilarating

adjective exciting, thrilling, stimulating, breathtaking, cheering, exalting, enlivening, invigorating, gladdening, vitalizing, exhilarant It was the most exhilarating experience of my life.
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exhilarating

adjective
Producing or stimulating physical, mental, or emotional vigor:
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Translations
مُبْهِج، مُنْعِش
felvidító
hressandi
neşelendirici

exhilarating

[ɪgˈzɪləreɪtɪŋ] ADJestimulante, vigorizador
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exhilarating

[ɪgˈzɪləreɪtɪŋ] adjexaltant(e)
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exhilarating

adj experienceerregend, aufregend; activityaufregend; feeling, sensationberauschend; air, breezebelebend; it is exhilarating to run along an empty beaches ist berauschend, einen leeren Strand entlangzulaufen
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exhilarating

[ɪgˈzɪləreɪtɪŋ] adj (see vb) → tonificante, che rallegra
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exhilarate

(igˈziləreit) verb
to make (a person) feel happy and lively. He was exhilarated by the walk.
exˌhilaˈration noun
exˈhilarating adjective
an exhilarating walk.
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References in classic literature ?
And by those negations, considered along with the affirmative fact of his prodigious bulk and power, you can best form to yourself the truest, though not the most exhilarating conception of what the most exalted potency is.
The sounds, which he had not heard for so long, had an even more pleasurable and exhilarating effect on Rostov than the previous sounds of firing.
But in that nervous tension, and in the visions that filled her imagination, there was nothing disagreeable or gloomy: on the contrary there was something blissful, glowing, and exhilarating. Towards morning Anna sank into a doze, sitting in her place, and when she waked it was daylight and the train was near Petersburg.
The following morning Elizabeth was awakened by the exhilarating sounds of the martens, who were quarrelling and chattering around the little boxes suspended above her windows, and the cries of Richard, who was calling in tones animating as signs of the season itself:
It was severe work, but of the sort that was exhilarating.
It was wildly exhilarating to slide along the edge of the precipices, after this grisly fashion, and look straight down upon that far-off valley which I was describing a while ago.
The men scampered in insane fever of haste, racing as if to achieve a sudden success before an exhilarating fluid should leave them.
Next, as the sun rises, he throws his glittering beams everywhere, and melts the thin, glassy ice until the whole scene has come to look bright and clear and exhilarating; and as the fire begins to crackle again in the stove, we sit down to the tea-urn, while, chilled with the night cold, our black dog, Polkan, will look in at us through the window, and wag his tail with a cheerful air.
Many another gallon I bought, for Cloudesley and I got into the habit of drinking a certain hot toddy that actually tasted delicious going down and that carried the most exhilarating kick imaginable.
The concluding air was "Dixie," and as the exhilarating notes tumbled forth they were almost overpowered by a great clapping of hands from almost every table.
It was the exhilarating effect -- upon a prisoner just escaped from the dungeon of his own heart -- of breathing the wild, free atmosphere of an unredeemed, unchristianised, lawless region His spirit rose, as it were, with a bound, and attained a nearer prospect of the sky, than throughout all the misery which had kept him grovelling on the earth.
Thus he found himself the next morning on the deck of the Carnatic, and eagerly inhaling the exhilarating sea-breeze.