from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Causing exhilaration; invigorating.
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- v. Present participle of exhilarate.
- adj. Refreshingly thrilling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. That exhilarates; cheering; gladdening.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Stimulating; enlivening.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. making lively and cheerful
- adj. making lively and joyful
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So balmy and exhilarating is it that it is so much atmospheric wine.
He leaned over as he spoke, and, laying hold of the rigging, descended to the deck, while the mate took his breath in short, exhilarating gasps.
Eric characterizes Clinton's lead in Indiana as "up", which connotes such things as "upbeat" or "exhilarating" -- even though an 8 point lead, if it were real, would be bad news for Clinton at this stage of the game.
The whole process develops a flow that every client and reader has described as exhilarating and invigorating and energizing.
Many readers, whose lives carry them back before the "forties," taking their stand beneath the broad gateway or pebbled court-yard of our old inns -- the Red Lion, the Bull, or the Crown -- would require a very slight effort of memory to recall the exhilarating spectacle of the arrival and departure of the stage coach of fifty or sixty years ago.
Few who recall the exhilarating swagger of that victory could fail to be moved by the mournful tone of Friday's television address, or by its suggestion of lost innocence.
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Thailand confirmed their status as top dogs at the Southeast Games with their table-topping display -- but an inquest has already started into why they did Games to cap a campaign that could be described as exhilarating due to
Both the TLS and JG Ballard used the word "exhilarating" to describe it.
"Any activity like this has multidimensional satisfaction as it is 'good for you', 'exhilarating', and reflects certain traits that might be attractive to another person and that you might find attractive as well," Klein says.