Definition of exhilarate in English:

exhilarate

Line breaks: ex|hil¦ar|ate
Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzɪləreɪt
 
, ɛg-/

verb

[with object]

Origin

mid 16th century: from Latin exhilarat- 'made cheerful', from the verb exhilarare, from ex- (expressing inducement of a state) + hilaris 'cheerful'.

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