Exhilarating | Define Exhilarating at Dictionary.com


An admissory Word of the Moment, as I just realised I’ve been misspelling exhilarate. And what a crime to bog down any sentence with such an uplifting verb at its core!

Exhilarate, tr.v.

1. To cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; elate.
2. To invigorate; stimulate.

[Latin exhilarre, exhilart- : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- hilarre, to make cheerful (from hilaris, hilarus, cheerful, from Greek hilaros).]

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