Notebook, 1993-



To Gladden, Make Cheerful . . . . Enliven, Excite, Refresh, Stimulate . . . .

R  E  F  E  R  E  N  C  E  S 
Enliven vt [L exhilaratus, pp. of exhilarare, fr. ex- + hilarare to gladden, fr. hilarus cheerful -more at Hilarious] [1540] 1a: to make cheerful b: enliven, Excite 2: Refresh, Stimulate

Exhilaration n [ca. 1626] 1: the action of exhilarating 2: the feeling or the state of being exhilarated

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]



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