1 excitement, titillation, frisson, tingle, tingling (sensation), stimulation, Colloq kick, bang, charge, buzz:
Victor feels a tremendous thrill when his daughter wins a tennis match.
2 tremor, quiver, quivering, shudder, shuddering, tremble, trembling, flutter, throb, throbbing, tremor, pulsation, vibration:
The only warning was a slight thrill in the earth just before the main quake.
3 excite, stimulate, animate, electrify, galvanize, enliven, stir, titillate, touch, strike, move, impassion, arouse, Slang send, give (someone) a kick:
They were thrilled to discover that they had won an award.
big, great, real | cheap | vicarious
He gets vicarious thrills from watching people bungee jumping.
VERB + THRILL
enjoy, experience, feel, get, have | give sb
THRILL + NOUN
for a/the ~
He used to steal from shops just for the thrill of it.
| ~ from/out of
He used to get cheap thrills out of frightening the girl next door.
| ~ of
She felt a thrill of excitement as the mountains came into view.
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