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exhilarating

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

causing great emotional or mental stimulation
  • no recording can capture the exhilarating feeling of being at a live rock concert

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exhilarating

verb
present participle of exhilarate

Synonyms & Antonyms of exhilarating (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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“Exhilarating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exhilarating. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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