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Synonyms of thrill

Noun


1. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick, exhilaration, excitement

usage: 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"

2. frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle, fear, fearfulness, fright

usage: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"

3. thrill, excitation, excitement

usage: something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation; "the thrills of space travel"

Verb


1. thrill, stimulate, excite, stir

usage: cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"

2. thrill, tickle, vibrate, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir

usage: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"

3. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill, tremble

usage: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

4. exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify, elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate

usage: fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"

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