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exhilarative

[ ig-zil-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv ]
/ 瑟g藞z瑟l 蓹藢re瑟 t瑟v, -蓹r 蓹 t瑟v /
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adjective
tending to exhilarate.
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Also ex路hil路a路ra路to路ry [ig-zil-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]. /瑟g藞z瑟l 蓹r 蓹藢t蓴r i, -藢to蕣r i/.

Origin of exhilarative

First recorded in 1860鈥65; exhilarate + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM exhilarative

un路ex路hil路a路ra路tive, adjective
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How to use exhilarative in a sentence

  • We must make them take more exercise; we must find out some lively exhilarative exercise for them.

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