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noun [countable] thrill pronunciation in British English /θrɪl/
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  1. a sudden feeling of being very excited and pleased
    the thrill of (doing something): the thrill of visiting a new city
    give someone a thrill: Winning in Sydney gave her the biggest thrill yet.
    thrill-seekers (=people who like doing exciting and dangerous things): Two young thrill-seekers had climbed onto the roof of a train.
    1. a.
      something that gives you a thrill
      There’s no bigger thrill for me than playing on stage.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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