n 1: the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a
great bang out of it"; "what a rush!"; "he does it for
kicks" [syn: bang
2: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of
surprise shot through him" [syn: frisson
3: something that thrills; "the thrills of space travel"
v 1: cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were
thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
2: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled
by the speed and the roar of the engine." [syn: tickle
3: tremble convulsively [syn: shudder
4: fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink(exhilarate is
obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at
the prospect of going to the movies" [syn: exhilarate