thrill
noun.
the swift release of a store of affective force
they got a great bang out of it|what a boot!|he got a quick rush from injecting heroin|he does it for kicks
Synonym: rush, kick, flush, charge, boot, bang
noun.
an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
a frisson of surprise shot through him
noun.
something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation
the thrills of space travel
verb.
cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow
verb.
feel sudden intense sensation or emotion
he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine
Synonym: tickle, vibrate
verb.
tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
Synonym: shiver, shudder, throb
verb.
fill with sublime emotion
The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies|He was inebriated by his phenomenal success