exhilaratory

exhilarative

[ig-zil-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv]
adjective
tending to exhilarate.
Also, exhilaratory [ig-zil-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] .


Origin:
1860–65; exhilarate + -ive

unexhilarative, adjective
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exhilarate (ɪɡˈzɪləˌreɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to make lively and cheerful; gladden; elate
 
[C16: from Latin exhilarāre, from hilarāre to cheer; see hilarious]
 
exhila'ration
 
n
 
ex'hilarative
 
adj
 
ex'hilaratory
 
adj

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