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"
To make happy, cheer up.
To refreshingly thrill.
To bring new life to.
Origin: From exhilarare, from ex + hilarare, from hilaris.
to make merry or jolly; to enliven; to animate; to gladden greatly; to cheer; as, good news exhilarates the mind; wine exhilarates a man
to become joyous
Origin: [L. exhilaratus, p. p. of exhilarare to gladden; ex out + hilarare to make merry, hilaris merry, cheerful. See Hilarious.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
egz-il′a-rāt, v.t. to make hilarious or merry: to enliven: to cheer.—adj. Exhil′arant, exhilarating: exciting joy, mirth, or pleasure.—n. an exhilarating medicine.—p.adj. Exhil′arāting, cheering: gladdening.—adv. Exhil′arātingly.—n. Exhilarā′tion, state of being exhilarated: joyousness.—adjs. Exhil′arātive, Exhil′arātory. [L. exhilarāre, -ātum—ex, inten., hilaris, cheerful.]
The numerical value of exhilarate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of exhilarate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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