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  1. [noun] the swift release of a store of affective force; "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: bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, kick

  2. [noun] an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
    Synonyms: frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, tingle

  3. [noun] something that thrills; "the thrills of space travel"

  4. [verb] cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"

  5. [verb] feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
    Synonyms: tickle, vibrate

  6. [verb] tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    Synonyms: shudder, shiver, throb

  7. [verb] fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
    Synonyms: exhilarate, inebriate, exalt, beatify


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