- producing sudden, strong, and deep emotion or excitement.
- producing a tremor, as by chilling.
- vibrating; trembling; quivering.
Origin of thrilling
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Examples from the Web for thrillingly
The most exciting and thrillingly unique artist to surface in 2014.The 10 Best Albums of 2014: Taylor Swift, Sia, Run the Jewels, and More
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Our visit to TRL would require us to leave slightly early from school, thrillingly skipping the last half of our final class.‘TRL’ Turns 15: The Daily Beast Staff Picks Their Favorite Moments
The Daily Beast
September 14, 2013
In this thrillingly cinematic noir, no one is quite what they seem.This Week’s Hot Reads: July 23, 2012, All-Fiction Edition
July 23, 2012
And familial love can't keep an apocalyptic flood, thrillingly described, from slamming in.Adventures in Short-Story Land
March 23, 2011
The sounds were those of females, and were thrillingly soft and wailing.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
This event has been thrillingly described by Thomas Starr King.Charles Carleton Coffin
William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
His tone was thrillingly gentle as he asked: "Was a woman with you?"Riders of the Silences
What were the "orders," military and naval, which had been described so thrillingly?The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4
Albert J. Beveridge
The wonderful view from this point is most thrillingly described by Muir.Guide to Yosemite
- very exciting or stimulating
- vibrating or trembling
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