verb (used with object), ex·hil·a·rat·ed, ex·hil·a·rat·ing.
Words nearby exhilarate
Origin of exhilarate
SYNONYMS FOR exhilarate
OTHER WORDS FROM exhilarateex·hil·a·rat·ing·ly, adverbex·hil·a·ra·tor, nounun·ex·hil·a·rat·ed, adjectiveun·ex·hil·a·rat·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for exhilarating
What was something that funny and exhilarating that I have experienced?'The Giver' Star Brenton Thwaites Knows You Think He's Too Old to Play Jonas|Kevin Fallon|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Watching the American support in the stands has been almost as exhilarating as watching the play.Portland Is Ground Zero for the Best Women’s Soccer in the World|Evelyn Shoop|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, when it comes to neutrinos, the stakes are exhilarating: Why does the sun shine?
Unlike the Transformers films, the battle scenes are exhilarating and satisfyingly rendered.Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pacific Rim’ Is a Total Blast|Marlow Stern|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His ability to craft an exhilarating rave of a film was equally matched by his stinging zingers.
Their unexpected meeting in Paris, was as exhilarating pleasure to both, and for the next week or so they were inseparable.Graustark|George Barr McCutcheon
Sure of his power, and using all the art of the Mabile, he gave himself up to two hours of most exhilarating pastime.
I can understand a sponge bath being a novelty the first time and exhilarating the second and third.Certain Personal Matters|H. G. Wells
They had been days of fine weather, brilliantly clear autumn days of blue sky and exhilarating air.The Nebuly Coat|John Meade Falkner
A hundred afternoons on Atuona Bay I spent in this exhilarating pastime.White Shadows in the South Seas|Frederick O'Brien