Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun thrill

3 senses of thrill

Sense 1
bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick -- (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")
       => exhilaration, excitement -- (the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed")

Sense 2
frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle -- (an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him")
       => fear, fearfulness, fright -- (an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight))

Sense 3
thrill -- (something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation; "the thrills of space travel")
       => excitation, excitement -- (something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to the excitements of the day")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb thrill

4 senses of thrill

Sense 1
thrill -- (cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow")
       => stimulate, excite, stir -- (stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions")

Sense 2
thrill, tickle, vibrate -- (feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine")
       => stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")

Sense 3
shudder, shiver, throb, thrill -- (tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement)
       => tremble -- (move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways; "His hands were trembling when he signed the document")

Sense 4
exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify -- (fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success")
       => elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate -- (fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits")

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