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 HawthorneContext Highlight In XXII. THE PROCESSION
2 He then returned to the punch, in the highest state of exhilaration.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext 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.
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.
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 DoyleContext Highlight In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
6 They merged at last into a kind of hysterical exhilaration.
7 The discovery gave her an immediate illusion of activity: it was exhilarating to think that she had actually a reason for hurrying home.
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.
9 The men scampered in insane fever of haste, racing as if to achieve a sudden success before an exhilarating fluid should leave them.
10 The exhilarating ripple of her voice was a wild tonic in the rain.
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.
12 To my mind it is most exhilarating, and strengthening, and soothing.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext 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 HardyContext 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.
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.