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exhilarate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exhilarate  \Ex*hil"a*rate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Exhilarated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Exilarating}.]  [L.  exhilaratus  p.  p.  of 
  exhilarare  to  gladden;  ex  out  +  hilarare  to  make  merry, 
  hilaris  merry,  cheerful.  See  {Hilarious}.] 
  To  make  merry  or  jolly;  to  enliven;  to  animate;  to  gladden 
  greatly;  to  cheer;  as  good  news  exhilarates  the  mind;  wine 
  exhilarates  a  man. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exhilarate  \Ex*hil"a*rate\,  v.  i. 
  To  become  joyous.  [R.]  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exhilarate 
  v  :  fill  with  sublime  emotion;  tickle  pink(exhilarate  is 
  obsolete  in  this  usage);  "The  children  were  thrilled  at 
  the  prospect  of  going  to  the  movies"  [syn:  {thrill},  {exalt}] 




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