Textual thesaurus for "thrill"

(noun) chill, frisson, quiver, tingle, shiver, shudder

an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

a frisson of surprise shot through him

(noun) flush, kick, boot, charge, bang, rush

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

(verb) tickle, vibrate

feel sudden intense sensation or emotion

he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine

(verb) beatify, inebriate, tickle pink, exalt, exhilarate

fill with sublime emotion

The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies; He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

(verb) throb, shiver, shudder

tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement