Pronunciation: thrĭl
n.1.A warbling; a trill.
1.A breathing place or hole; a nostril, as of a bird.
v. t.1.To perforate by a pointed instrument; to bore; to transfix; to drill.
[imp. & p. p. Thrilled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Thrilling.]
2.Hence, to affect, as if by something that pierces or pricks; to cause to have a shivering, throbbing, tingling, or exquisite sensation; to pierce; to penetrate.
3.To hurl; to throw; to cast.
I'll thrill my javelin.
- Heywood.
v. i.1.To pierce, as something sharp; to penetrate; especially, to cause a tingling sensation that runs through the system with a slight shivering; as, a sharp sound thrills through the whole frame.
2.To feel a sharp, shivering, tingling, or exquisite sensation, running through the body.
n.1.A drill. See 3d Drill, 1.
2.A sensation as of being thrilled; a tremulous excitement; as, a thrill of horror; a thrill of joy.
Noun1.thrill - 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"
Synonyms: kick, boot, bang, flush, rush, charge
2.thrill - an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
3.thrill - something that thrills; "the thrills of space travel"
Verb1.thrill - cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
2.thrill - feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
Synonyms: tickle, vibrate
3.thrill - tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
Synonyms: shiver, shudder, throb
4.thrill - fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
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-- Thrill --
Thrinax keyensis
Thrinax microcarpa
Thrinax morrisii
Thrinax parviflora
Thrips tobaci
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