The 2014 FIFA World Cup has been a thrilling affair, to say the least.
A beautifully written account, The Black Nile is all at once thrilling, sad, and—most of all—thoughtful.
Combining great storytelling with her expert knowledge of the Los Angeles legal system, Clark crafts a thrilling debut.
c.1300, "to pierce, penetrate," metathesis of Old English þyrlian, from þyrel "hole" (in Middle English, also "nostril"), from þurh "through" (cf. Middle High German dürchel "pierced, perforated;" see through) + -el. Meaning "give a shivering, exciting feeling" is first recorded 1590s, via metaphoric notion of "pierce with emotion." Related: Thrilled; thrilling.
"a shivering, exciting feeling," 1670s, from thrill (v.). Meaning "a thrilling experience" is attested from 1936.
The vibration accompanying a cardiac or vascular murmur, detectible on palpation.