exhilarates; exhilarated; exhilarating
: to cause (someone) to feel very happy and excited — usually used as (be) exhilarated
We were exhilarated by the news of his success.
— exhilarated adjective [more exhilarated; most exhilarated]
I feel exhilarated!
— exhilarating adjective [more exhilarating; most exhilarating]
an exhilarating ski trip