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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thrill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thrilled p. pr. & vb. n. Thrilling.]
 1. To perforate by a pointed instrument; to bore; to transfix; to drill. [Obs.]
 He pierced through his chafed chest
 With thrilling point of deadly iron brand.   --Spenser.
 2. Hence, to affect, as if by something that pierces or pricks; to cause to have a shivering, throbbing, tingling, or exquisite sensation; to pierce; to penetrate.
 To bathe in flery floods, or to reside
 In thrilling region of thick-ribbed ice.   --Shak.
    Vivid and picturesque turns of expression which thrill theeader with sudden delight.   --M. Arnold.
 The cruel word her tender heart so thrilled,
 That sudden cold did run through every vein.   --Spenser.
 3. To hurl; to throw; to cast. [Obs.]
    I'll thrill my javelin.   --Heywood.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thrill·ing, a. Causing a thrill; causing tremulous excitement; deeply moving; as, a thrilling romance. -- Thrill*ing*ly, adv. -- Thrill*ing*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: causing a surge of emotion or excitement; "she gave a
             electrifying performance"; "a thrilling performer to
             watch" [syn: electrifying]
      2: causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or
         electric shock; "a thrilling wind blew off the frozen