Ex·hil·a·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhilarated p. pr. & vb. n. Exilarating.] To make merry or jolly; to enliven; to animate; to gladden greatly; to cheer; as, good news exhilarates the mind; wine exhilarates a man.
Ex·hil·a·rate, v. i. To become joyous. [R.]
v : fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is
obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at
the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated
by his phenomenal success" [syn: inebriate, thrill, exalt,