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athrill

[uh-thril]
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  1. affected with a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement; tingling (usually used predicatively): After the first surprise, he found himself athrill with a sense of discovery.
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Origin of athrill

First recorded in 1875–80; a-1 + thrill
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Examples from the Web for athrill

Historical Examples

  • All over the country the people are athrill with a new life.

    Where Half The World Is Waking Up

    Clarence Poe

  • I am yet fresh from it, and athrill with it and with the promise of it.

  • In her highest Supra-reaches, she is athrill with Supra-faculties.

  • And the attention of us all is athrill with mighty interest.

  • "I think I've got it," were her words, guarded but athrill with her triumph.

    Daughter of the Sun

    Jackson Gregory