adjective see exhilarate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • exhilarative —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌrā]d.]iv, rə], ]t], ]ēv also ]əv adjective : tending to exhilarate nature was exhilarative and restorative R.L.Cook …   Useful english dictionary

  • exhilarative — /ig zil euh ray tiv, euhr euh tiv/, adj. tending to exhilarate. Also, exhilaratory /ig zil euhr euh tawr ee, tohr ee/. [1860 65; EXHILARATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • exhilarative — adj. cheering, making lively, stimulating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exhilarative — ex·hil·a·ra·tive …   English syllables

  • exhilarative — /əgˈzɪlərətɪv/ (say uhg ziluhruhtiv), /ɛg / (say eg ) adjective tending to exhilarate. Also, exhilaratory …   Australian English dictionary

  • exhilarate — transitive verb ( rated; rating) Etymology: Latin exhilaratus, past participle of exhilarare, from ex + hilarare to gladden, from hilarus cheerful more at hilarious Date: 1540 1. to make cheerful and excited ; enliven, elate < was exhilarated by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exhilarator — See exhilarative. * * * …   Universalium

  • Long , Crawford Williamson — (1815–1878) American physician Long, who was born in Danielsville, Georgia, received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1839. He then practiced in the small Georgian village of Jefferson where he became probably the first physician to… …   Scientists

  • bracing — Synonyms and related words: activating, analeptic, animating, animative, bearing, beneficial, benign, bolstering, brisk, burdened, buttressing, carrying, cheering, chill, chilly, constitutional, cool, coolish, cordial, corroborant, crisp, crispy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • energizing — Synonyms and related words: activating, alluring, animating, animation, animative, bracing, brisk, challenging, cheering, cordial, crisp, crispy, encouraging, enlivening, enlivenment, exciting, exhilarating, exhilaration, exhilarative, fresh,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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