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EXHILARATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does exhilarate mean? 

EXHILARATE (verb)
  The verb EXHILARATE has 1 sense:

1. fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink

  Familiarity information: EXHILARATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXHILARATE (verb)


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Meaning:

Fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

beatify; exhilarate; inebriate; exalt; thrill

Context examples:

The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies / He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

Hypernyms (to "exhilarate" is one way to...):

elate; intoxicate; lift up; pick up; uplift (fill with high spirits; fill with optimism)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody

Sentence examples:

The good news will exhilarate her
The performance is likely to exhilarate Sue


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