EXHILARATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXHILARATION
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 n.  feeling of excitement and happiness
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  It might be the exhilaration of that potent cordial which is distilled only in the furnace-glow of earnest and long-continued thought.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
2  He then returned to the punch, in the highest state of exhilaration.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
3  Now and then he turned his eyes from the girl's face to that of her partner, which, in the exhilaration of the dance, had taken on a look of almost impudent ownership.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In I
4  There were in her at the moment two beings, one drawing deep breaths of freedom and exhilaration, the other gasping for air in a little black prison-house of fears.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
5  His eyes shone, and his cheek was flushed with the exhilaration of the master workman who sees his work lie ready before him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
6  They merged at last into a kind of hysterical exhilaration.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In III
7  The discovery gave her an immediate illusion of activity: it was exhilarating to think that she had actually a reason for hurrying home.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
8  She had replaced the city hall project by an entirely new and highly exhilarating thought of how little was done for these unpicturesque poor.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
9  The men scampered in insane fever of haste, racing as if to achieve a sudden success before an exhilarating fluid should leave them.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 23
10  The exhilarating ripple of her voice was a wild tonic in the rain.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
11  But in that nervous tension, and in the visions that filled her imagination, there was nothing disagreeable or gloomy: on the contrary there was something blissful, glowing, and exhilarating.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: Chapter 30
12  To my mind it is most exhilarating, and strengthening, and soothing.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
13  Thus, for different reasons, what was to the rest an exhilarating movement was to these two a riding upon the whirlwind.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
14  Then he seemed quite inspired, though the burial customs of the ancients, to which the conversation had strayed, might not be considered an exhilarating topic.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
15  The men asked him to give his version of it, and he did so with great vivacity for the sight of five small hot whiskies was very exhilarating.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In COUNTERPARTS
Example Sentence:
1  My cousins, full of exhilaration, were so eloquent in narrative and comment, that their fluency covered him.
2  It also seemed to prove that science at its most exhilarating is unpredictable and downright surprising.
3  We have just got some exhilarating news.
4  We felt exhilarated by our walk along the beach.
5  The cold weather exhilarated the walkers.
6  We're more united than ever, we're feeling exhilarated again, rousing from a crushingly bleak freeze.
7  If this is true, that wine and strong drink have such virtue to expel fear and sorrow, and to exhilarate the mind, let's drink and be merry.