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thrill

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of thrill

  1. a pleasurably intense stimulation of the feelings <everyone gets a real thrill out of the Independence Day fireworks> Synonyms bang, boot, charge, exhilaration, frisson, jollies, kick, rush, titillation, wallop Related Words arousal, buzz, electrification, high, intoxication; jolt, shock, surprise (also surprize); delectation, delight, enjoyment, joy, lift, pleasure; amusement, diversion, entertainment, fun, treat




thrill

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of thrill

  1. to cause a pleasurable stimulation of the feelings of <I was thrilled to hear that you got the promotion that you'd been so desperately wanting> Synonyms charge, electrify, excite, exhilarate, galvanize, intoxicate, pump up, titillate, turn on Related Words arouse, incite, inspire, provoke, stimulate; bewitch, captivate, charm, delight, enchant, enthrall (or enthral), hypnotize, mesmerize, rivet, spellbind; interest, intrigue, tantalize Near Antonyms bore, jade, pall, tire, weary; deject, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit





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