American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Serving to exhilarate; exhilarating.
- n. Something that exhilarates or stimulates.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Exhilarating; causing exhilaration.
- n. That which exhilarates.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Exciting joy, mirth, or pleasure.
- Latin exhilarans, exhilarantis, present participle. See exhilarate. (Wiktionary)
“But when trying to understand what happened, it is important to remember that filming and photographing the colonel's battered body was not only an exhilarant act of rage.”
“Numerous times he had risked his life in combat, exhilarant the cry of his charge.”
“And surely that is the best deliverance in all affliction, to be made so spiritually exhilarant that we can rise above it.”
“Belief which is never oxygenated by open confession can never nourish the soul into vigorous and exhilarant health.”
“It increases the heart action and is said to be such an exhilarant that the natives of the Andes are enabled to make extraordinary forced marches by chewing the leaves containing it.”
“Psyche has loosed herself from the fettering contact of Daimon, and lo, now, how daintily she poises on tiptoe, fluttering her wings ere she launches like a star into the wide exhilarant ether!”
“It increases the heart action and is said to be such an exhilarant that the natives of the Andes are enabled to make extra-ordinary forced marches by chewing the leaves containing it.”
“The lecturer took it as a matter of course, and replied, "Oh, yes, you will find the whole atmosphere of Boston exhilarant with intellectual vitality.”
“African colonists insist that the native Christians are the worst -- this should not be set down to Christianity, but to the civilisation which goes with it, and, in place of Kaffir beer and such like home-fermented brews of comparatively mild exhilarant character, introduces the undisciplined native mind to the furious joys of trade fire-water.”
“Of the syrup of Saffron, which is a slightly stimulating exhilarant, and which possesses a rich colour, from one to two teaspoonfuls may be given for a dose, with two tablespoonfuls of cold water.”
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