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athrill

[ uh-thril ]
/ əˈθrɪl /
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adjective

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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