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athrill

[uh-thril] /əˈθrɪl/
adjective
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.
Origin of athrill
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; a-1 + thrill
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