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Overview of noun thrill

The noun thrill has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (5) 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")

2. (2) frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle

(an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him")

3. (1) thrill

(something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation; "the thrills of space travel")


Overview of verb thrill

The verb thrill has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) thrill

(cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow")

2. (1) thrill, tickle, vibrate

(feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine")

3. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill

(tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement)

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")

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