exhilarating exhilarating  /ɪɡ ˈzɪ lə ˌreɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) making lively and cheerful
  2. (adj) making lively and joyful

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It shouldn't be surprising that research on consciousness is alternately exhilarating and disturbing.
  2. The early years of Mao's new republic were exhilarating and disastrous.
  3. If Scarface falls short of justifying its running time or its ambitions, it is still exhilarating for its vigor and craftsmanship.

News

  1. Some Reasons Why (Not) to Take the Money and Run

    The most exhilarating, stressful, satisfying, frustrating, rewarding and anxious event for an entrepreneur is raising capital to fund his business. St...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Memphis Daily News

  2. Impressive KO win for Tito Acosta

    In an exhilarating performance at the Pedro Julio Nolasco Coliseum in beautiful La Romana, Dominican Republic, hot prospect Angel ‘Tito’ Acosta (3-0, 3 KOs) scored a stunning stoppage at 1:37 of the third round. Acosta looked sharp and very heavy handed against a very game Domingo Berroa.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Fightnews.com

  3. ZUMBA Combo Package

    ZUMBA is an exhilarating effective, easy-to-follow, latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness craze that's moving millions of people toward joy and health. ZUMBA classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy latin and international beats.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "This novel has been a strange and wonderful journey," said Brown. "Weaving five years of research into the story's 12-hour timeframe was an exhilarating challenge. Robert Langdon's life clearly moves a lot faster than mine."
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: Blythe Brown Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Button, who also helped Brawn GP secure the World Constructors' Championship, added: "The past 12 months have provided me with such an exhilarating journey. We literally started with nothing, but had the belief, determination and passion to take on...
    on Dec 30, 2009 By: Jenson Button Source: BBC News

  3. "Winston Churchill once said that the most exhilarating feeling in life is to be shot at - and missed," Mr. McConnell said in a victory speech in Louisville. "After the last few months, I think what he really meant to say is that there's...
    on Nov 4, 2008 By: Mitch McConnell Source: New York Times

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