exhilaratingly

[ ig-zil-uh-reyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF exhilaratingly
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXHILARATINGLY

The air was exhilaratingly cold, and the storm was nearly past.

Her new apartment was near the lake, exhilaratingly high, correspondingly expensive.

It was exhilaratingly cold, a clear and frosty night, tonic, bracing after the enclosed warmth of the study.

He stops before a canvas representing a bit of rocky coast, with the ocean tumbling in exhilaratingly.

The air was exhilaratingly crisp, and the glare of the cafs and millinery shops flooded it with contentment and kindly good will.

Suzanna settled herself to look out of the window at the passing landscape, so exhilaratingly new to her.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Latin exhilaratus "cheerful, merry," past participle of exhilarare "gladden, cheer," from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + hilarare "make cheerful," from hilarus "cheerful" (see hilarity). Related: Exhilarated; exhilarating.

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