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thrilling

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VerbEdit

thrilling

  1. Present participle of thrill.

AdjectiveEdit

thrilling (comparative more thrilling, superlative most thrilling)

  1. Causing the feeling of a sudden excitement.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 5, The Mirror and the Lamp:
      He was thinking; but the glory of the song, the swell from the great organ, the clustered lights, […], the height and vastness of this noble fane, its antiquity and its strength—all these things seemed to have their part as causes of the thrilling emotion that accompanied his thoughts.

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NounEdit

thrilling (plural thrillings)

  1. A thrill.
    • William Hope Hodgson, The Night Land
      [] my heart told me that she did all be stirred with small thrillings of defiance unto me, and with thrillings of love []

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English

AdjectiveEdit

thrilling (invariable)

  1. thrilling
  2. thriller (attributive)

NounEdit

thrilling m (invariable)

  1. thriller (film, book etc)
  2. thrill