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Adjective: thrilling  thri-ling
  1. Causing a surge of emotion or excitement
    "a thrilling performer to watch";
    - electrifying, spine-tingling
  2. Causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or electric shock
    "a thrilling wind blew off the frozen lake"
Verb: thrill  thril
  1. Cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
    "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
  2. Feel sudden intense sensation or emotion
    "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine";
    - tickle, vibrate
  3. Tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    - shudder, shiver, throb
  4. Fill with sublime emotion
    "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies";
    - exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, exalt, beatify

See also: exciting, stimulating

Type of: elate, excite, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir, tremble, uplift

Encyclopedia: Thrilling