Exilarating
Exhilarate Ex*hil"a*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exhilarated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exilarating}.] [L. exhilaratus, p. p. of exhilarare to gladden; ex out + hilarare to make merry, hilaris merry, cheerful. See {Hilarious}.] To make merry or jolly; to enliven; to animate; to gladden greatly; to cheer; as, good news exhilarates the mind; wine exhilarates a man. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Exhilarate — Ex*hil a*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exhilarated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exilarating}.] [L. exhilaratus, p. p. of exhilarare to gladden; ex out + hilarare to make merry, hilaris merry, cheerful. See {Hilarious}.] To make merry or jolly; to enliven; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exhilarated — Exhilarate Ex*hil a*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exhilarated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exilarating}.] [L. exhilaratus, p. p. of exhilarare to gladden; ex out + hilarare to make merry, hilaris merry, cheerful. See {Hilarious}.] To make merry or jolly; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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