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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of exhilarate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. elated, in high spirits, and envigorated. Opposite of dejected.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. made joyful

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Examples

  • Upon his return he felt "exhilarated" by the new mood that had swept over the country.

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  • And so, in my limited experience, it's hard to get "exhilarated" by the prospect of a rare disease in front of a patient.

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  • Did you dread going down there, or were you kind of exhilarated by it?

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  • They were moving with the kind of exhilarated breathless urgency people show after a short fast dash through heavy rain.

    Persuader

  • I know that tonight we're kind of exhilarated about the effectiveness of our troops and they are the best troops we've ever had.

    CNN Transcript Mar 21, 2003

  • Ruberwa said Mugabe's re-election had "exhilarated" the government, warning: "We are approaching dark days".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • An "exhilarated" Tony Abbott is this morning resting after completing an ironman triathlon in just under 14 hours in Port Macquarie on the New South Wales mid-north coast.

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  • Despite cold, Elis in D.C. 'exhilarated' at inauguration

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  • And we do not need the likes of Esther Rantzen telling us that we are "exhilarated" by violence.

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  • The clash of steel, the slide of sweaty, slippery bodies, the wild life of it all, it exhilarated Raphael.

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