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Definition 1: something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation - [noun denoting act]

Samples where thrill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the thrills of space travel

(thrill is a kind of ...) something that agitates and arouses

"he looked forward to the excitements of the day"

Definition 2: the swift release of a store of affective force - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where thrill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they got a great bang out of it
  • what a boot!
  • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
  • he does it for kicks

Synonyms for thrill in the sense of this definition

(thrill is a kind of ...) the feeling of lively and cheerful joy

"he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"

Definition 3: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where thrill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a frisson of surprise shot through him

Synonyms for thrill in the sense of this definition

(thrill is a kind of ...) an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

Definition 4: fill with sublime emotion - [verb of emotion]

Samples where thrill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
  • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

Synonyms for thrill in the sense of this definition

(thrill is a kind of ...) fill with high spirits; fill with optimism

"Music can uplift your spirits"

Definition 5: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion - [verb of emotion]

Samples where thrill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine

Synonyms for thrill in the sense of this definition

(thrill is a kind of ...) stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

"These stories shook the community" "the civil war shook the country"

Definition 6: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for thrill in the sense of this definition

(thrill is a kind of ...) move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways

"His hands were trembling when he signed the document"

Definition 7: cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input - [verb of perception]

Samples where thrill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow

(thrill is a kind of ...) stir feelings in

"stimulate my appetite" "excite the audience" "stir emotions"

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