athrill

/euh thril"/, adj.
affected with a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement; tingling (usually used predicatively): After the first surprise, he found himself athrill with a sense of discovery.
[1875-80; A-1 + THRILL]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • athrill — əˈ adjective Etymology: a (I) + thrill (v.) : in a state of thrill : excited his whole being was athrill with excitement O.E.Rölvaag * * * /euh thril /, adj. affected with a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement; …   Useful english dictionary

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