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exhilarate

verb

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1 to cause a pleasurable stimulation of the feelings
  • the exhilarating feeling of flying that hang gliding offers

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2 to fill with great joy
  • the climactic moment of commencement ceremonies usually exhilarates graduates and proud parents alike

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“Exhilarate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exhilarate. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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