To exhilarate is defined as to energize, excite or make happy.(verb)
An example of to exhilarate is jumping into a cold swimming pool.
See exhilarate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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transitive verb ex·hil·a·rat·ed, ex·hil·a·rat·ing, ex·hil·a·rates
Origin: Latin exhilarāre, exhilarāt-
Origin: : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex-
Origin: + hilarāre, to make cheerful (from hilaris, hilarus, cheerful, from Greek hilaros).
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