bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick(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"
frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle(noun)
an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
"a frisson of surprise shot through him"
something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation
"the thrills of space travel"
cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
"The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
thrill, tickle, vibrate(verb)
feel sudden intense sensation or emotion
"he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
shudder, shiver, throb, thrill(verb)
tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify(verb)
fill with sublime emotion
"The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
a trembling or quivering, especially one caused by emotion
a cause of sudden excitement; a kick
a slight quivering of the heart that accompanies a cardiac murmur
To suddenly excite someone, or to give someone great pleasure; to (figuratively) electrify; to experience such a sensation.
To (cause something to) tremble or quiver.
Origin: From þyrlian.
a warbling; a trill
a breathing place or hole; a nostril, as of a bird
to perforate by a pointed instrument; to bore; to transfix; to drill
hence, to affect, as if by something that pierces or pricks; to cause to have a shivering, throbbing, tingling, or exquisite sensation; to pierce; to penetrate
to hurl; to throw; to cast
to pierce, as something sharp; to penetrate; especially, to cause a tingling sensation that runs through the system with a slight shivering; as, a sharp sound thrills through the whole frame
to feel a sharp, shivering, tingling, or exquisite sensation, running through the body
a drill. See 3d Drill, 1
a sensation as of being thrilled; a tremulous excitement; as, a thrill of horror; a thrill of joy
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
thril, v.t. to pierce: to affect strongly.—v.i. to pierce, as something sharp: to cause a tingling, shivering feeling to run through the body: to feel a sharp, shivering sensation.—n. a thrilling sensation.—adjs. Thrill′ant (Spens.), thrilling, piercing; Thrill′ing, causing to thrill.—adv. Thrill′ingly, in a thrilling manner: with thrilling sensations.—n. Thrill′ingness. [A.S. thyrlian, to bore a hole—thyrel, a hole; Ger. drillen, to drill a hole.]
The numerical value of thrill in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of thrill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Happiness is in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception.
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
There is some evidence to suggest that thrill-seeking is like anything pleasurable -- gambling, eating, -- it releases dopamine.
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Translations for thrill
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- erschauern, erregen, erschauern lassen, begeistern, versetzen, Herzklopfen, NervenkitzelGerman
- escalofrío, excitar, entusiasmar, emocionar, emociónSpanish
- värähtää, sykähdyttää, väristys, jännitys, riemastuttaa, värisyttääFinnish
- émoustiller, frisson, exciterFrench
- ihiihi, wanawanaMāori
- trillen, siddering, trilling, sidderen, opwinden, sensatieDutch
- zachwycać, dreszcz, wzruszać, poruszać, dreszczykPolish
- arrepio, emocionar, emoçãoPortuguese
- дрожь, вызвать, трепет, дрожать, взволновать, взволноваться, возбуRussian
- çarpıntı, titretmek, titremek, korku, heyecanlanmak, heyecan, heyecanlandırmakTurkish
- xúc độngVietnamese
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