exhilarate | exhilarating | exhilaration

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Meaning(s)

a strong feeling of excitement and happiness

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exhilaration - delight

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Unlike other terms that share a similar meaning, such as ‘elation’, ‘exhilaration’ is often used in the context of thrill-seeking. In other words, it is commonly used to describe something that causes a rush of adrenaline and stimulates a mixture of fear, excitement, and joy in somebody.

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Synonyms euphoria,exhalation
Antonyms gloom,despair,depression

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  1. It was wonderful to share the exhilaration of victory with my teammates.

  2. Sky-diving was an exhilarating experience. It was a thrill from start to finish.

  3. The movie’s big-budget special effects and dramatic set pieces are likely to exhilarate cinema-going fans.

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