Exhilarating
Exhilarating Ex*hil"a*ra`ting, a. That exhilarates; cheering; gladdening. -- {Ex*hil"a*ra`ting*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • exhilarating — [adj] stimulating, cheering animating, animative, bracing, breathtaking, electric, elevating, enlivening, exalting, exciting, exhilarant, exhilarative, exhilaratory, eye popping*, gladdening, inspiring, inspiriting, intoxicating, invigorating,… …   New thesaurus

  • exhilarating — adj. exhilarating to + inf. (it s exhilarating to climb mountains) * * * [ɪg zɪləreɪtɪŋ] exhilarating to + inf. (it s exhilarating to climb mountains) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • exhilarating — [[t]ɪgzɪ̱ləreɪtɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe an experience or feeling as exhilarating, you mean that it makes you feel very happy and excited. It was exhilarating to be on the road again and his spirits rose. ...in the exhilarating days of… …   English dictionary

  • exhilarating — ex|hil|a|rat|ing [ıgˈzıləreıtıŋ] adj making you feel happy, excited, and full of energy ▪ an exhilarating experience ▪ an exhilarating walk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exhilarating — adj. Exhilarating is used with these nouns: ↑experience …   Collocations dictionary

  • exhilarating — ex|hil|a|rat|ing [ ıg zılə,reıtıŋ ] adjective making you feel extremely happy, excited, and full of energy: an exhilarating walk on the cliffs ╾ ex|hil|a|rat|ing|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exhilarating — adjective making you feel very excited and happy: Racing down the ski slope for the first time was an exhilarating experience. exhilaratingly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exhilarating — UK [ɪɡˈzɪləˌreɪtɪŋ] / US adjective making you feel extremely happy, excited, and full of energy an exhilarating walk on the cliffs Derived word: exhilaratingly adverb …   English dictionary

  • exhilarating — adjective 1. making lively and cheerful (Freq. 1) the exhilarating effect of mountain air • Syn: ↑stimulating • Similar to: ↑invigorating 2. making lively and joyful • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • exhilarating — ex·hil·a·rat·ing (ĭg zĭlʹə rā tĭng) adj. Causing exhilaration; invigorating.   ex·hilʹa·rat ing·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

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