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thrill

 
Noun thrill has 3 senses
  1. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick - the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"
    --1 is a kind of exhilaration, excitement
    Derived forms: verb thrill4, verb thrill2, verb thrill1
  2. frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle - an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
    --2 is a kind of fear, fearfulness, fright
    Derived forms: verb thrill4, verb thrill2
  3. thrill - something that thrills; "the thrills of space travel"
    --3 is a kind of
    excitation, excitement
    Derived forms: verb thrill4, verb thrill2
Verb thrill has 4 senses
  1. thrill - cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
    --1 is one way to
    stimulate, excite, stir
    Derived forms: noun thrill1, noun thriller1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  2. thrill, tickle, vibrate - feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
    --2 is one way to stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir
    Derived forms: noun thrill2, noun thrill3, noun thrill1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  3. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill - tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    --3 is one way to tremble
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  4. exhilarate, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify - fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
    --4 is one way to elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate
    Derived forms: noun thrill3, noun thrill2, noun thrill1
    Sample sentences:
    The bad news will thrill him
    The performance is likely to thrill Sue
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