thrill

Part of speech: verb

To pervade, as with a sudden tremor of emotion; be stirred by intense emotion.

Part of speech: noun

A tremor of feeling.

Part of speech: noun

A pulsation.

Part of speech: noun

A trill; warbling.

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Usage examples "thrill":

  1. Early next morning there was a thrill of anxiety in Amiens itself. - "The Soul of the War", Philip Gibbs.
  2. For the thrill of the bell did not reach to all ears- or hearts. - "The Great Return", Arthur Machen.
  3. He knew that he was of a very old stock, which had played a long and considerable part in the world; but the fact brought him no thrill. - "Elizabeth's Campaign", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.