Definition of Exhilarate

1. Verb. Fill with sublime emotion. "The performance is likely to exhilarate Sue"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"




Definition of Exhilarate

1. v. t. To make merry or jolly; to enliven; to animate; to gladden greatly; to cheer; as, good news exhilarates the mind; wine exhilarates a man.

2. v. i. To become joyous.

Definition of Exhilarate

1. Verb. (archaic) To make happy, cheer up. ¹

2. Verb. To refreshingly thrill. ¹

3. Verb. To bring new life to. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exhilarate

1. [v -RATED, -RATING, -RATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exhilarate

exhibitioners
exhibitionisms
exhibitionistic
exhibitionistically
exhibitionists
exhibitions
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exhibitor
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exhibitry
exhibits
exhilarant
exhilarate (current term)
exhilarated
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exhilarating
exhilaratingly
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exhortatives

Literary usage of Exhilarate

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1. English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1818)
"CHEER, in French chire, Flemish eure the countenance, Greek ,••..< j<>\, signifies the giving joy or spirit. exhilarate, "in Latin ..."

2. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages by Percy Society (1848)
"I, jovial wine, exhilarate the heart. Beer. March beer is a drink for a king. Ale. But ale, bonny ale, with spice and a tost, In the morning's a dainty ..."

3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1856)
"ment, and desire that with an account of your proceedings you will dignify the person and exhilarate the heart of Your Majesty's humble Deputy and dutiful ..."

4. Supervised Study: A Discussion of the Study Lesson in High School by Alfred Lawrence Hall-Quest (1920)
"(3) Moods are the emotional climate that exhilarate or depress the pupil at work. Another condition of studying is developed by those subtle states termed ..."

5. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1800)
"... urit dolor ; riches do not so much exhilarate us with their possession, as they torment us with their loss. • himself: As much we may say of them that ..."

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