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- (archaic) To make happy, cheer up; to gladden.
- Good news exhilarates the mind; wine exhilarates the drinker.
- 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, II.2.4:
- Many such tricks are ordinarily put in practice by great men, to exhilarate themselves and others, all which are harmless jests, and have their good uses.
- To thrill refreshingly.
- To bring new life to.
to make happy, cheer up; to gladden
to thrill refreshingly
- exhilarate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- exhilarate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- second-person plural present active imperative of exhilarō