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exhilarated

adjective

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experiencing or marked by overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion
  • the winner's exhilarated glow was seen in newspaper photographs around the globe

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exhilarated

verb
past tense of exhilarate

Synonyms & Antonyms of exhilarated (Entry 2 of 2)

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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The first known use of exhilarated was in 1657

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“Exhilarated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exhilarated. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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