Definitions of thrill:
  • noun:   something that thrills
    Example: "The thrills of space travel"
  • noun:   an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
  • noun:   the swift release of a store of affective force
  • verb:   cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
    Example: "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
  • verb:   feel sudden intense sensation or emotion
    Example: "He was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
  • verb:   fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage)
    Example: "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"
  • verb:   tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #67160)

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