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exhilarate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of exhilarate

  1. 1 to cause a pleasurable stimulation of the feelings the exhilarating feeling of flying that hang gliding offers Synonyms of exhilarate charge, electrify, excite, thrill, galvanize, intoxicate, pump up, titillate, turn onWords Related to exhilarate arouse, incite, inspire, provoke, stimulate; bewitch, captivate, charm, delight, enchant, enthrall (or enthral), hypnotize, mesmerize, rivet, spellbind; interest, intrigue, tantalizeNear Antonyms of exhilarate bore, jade, pall, tire, weary; deject, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit

  2. 2 to fill with great joy the climactic moment of commencement ceremonies usually exhilarates graduates and proud parents alike Synonyms of exhilarate elevate, enrapture, elate, intoxicate, transportWords Related to exhilarate commove, excite, inspire, stimulate, uplift; content, delight, gladden, gratify, please, rejoice, satisfy, warmNear Antonyms of exhilarate demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit; distress, oppress, saddenAntonyms of exhilarate depress

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