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1. thrill

noun. ['ˈθrɪl'] the swift release of a store of affective force.

Synonyms

  • rush
  • bang
  • kick
  • excitement
  • charge
  • boot
  • exhilaration

Antonyms

  • elate
  • heat
  • hotness
  • motionlessness

Etymology

  • þyrlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Thrill

  • quenneville
  • gaitskill
  • pudwill
  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
  • jabril
  • instill
  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
  • belleville
  • bastille
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
  • sunil
  • seville
  • refill
  • newill

How do you pronounce thrill?

Pronounce thrill as θrɪl.

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Sentences with thrill


1. Noun, singular or mass
Do your kids get a thrill when they spot wild animals?

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This 100-acre theme park offers thrill rides, live shows and other family attractions.

Quotes about thrill


1. The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

3. I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
- Nikola Tesla

2. thrill

verb. ['ˈθrɪl'] cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input.

Synonyms

  • stimulate
  • stir

Antonyms

  • unhurried
  • reserved
  • miss

Etymology

  • þyrlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. thrill

noun. ['ˈθrɪl'] an almost pleasurable sensation of fright.

Synonyms

  • frisson
  • tingle
  • quiver
  • shiver
  • fright
  • shudder
  • fear
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • deteriorate
  • worsen
  • sell
  • criticize

Etymology

  • þyrlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. thrill

verb. ['ˈθrɪl'] feel sudden intense sensation or emotion.

Synonyms

  • vibrate
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • tickle
  • shake
  • shake up

Antonyms

  • afraid
  • unafraid
  • disesteem
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • þyrlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. thrill

noun. ['ˈθrɪl'] something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation.

Synonyms

  • excitement

Antonyms

  • lower
  • fall

Etymology

  • þyrlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. thrill

verb. ['ˈθrɪl'] fill with sublime emotion.

Synonyms

  • elate
  • beatify
  • inebriate
  • lift up
  • intoxicate
  • uplift
  • pick up
  • exalt
  • tickle pink

Antonyms

  • courage
  • gutsiness
  • boldness
  • ill health

Etymology

  • þyrlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. thrill

verb. ['ˈθrɪl'] tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.

Synonyms

  • tremble
  • throb
  • shudder

Antonyms

  • uneven
  • stay in place
  • linger
  • delay

Etymology

  • þyrlian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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