|1.||a sudden sensation of excitement and pleasure: seeing his book for sale gave him a thrill|
|2.||a situation producing such a sensation: it was a thrill to see Rome for the first time|
|3.||a trembling sensation caused by fear or emotional shock|
|4.||pathol an abnormal slight tremor associated with a heart or vascular murmur, felt on palpation|
|5.||to feel or cause to feel a thrill|
|6.||to tremble or cause to tremble; vibrate or quiver|
|[Old English thӯrlian to pierce, from thyrel hole; see |
The vibration accompanying a cardiac or vascular murmur, detectible on palpation.