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thrill is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of thrill pronunciation
An example use of thrill in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… it was such a thrill it really was …”
meanings of thrill
To suddenly excite someone, or to give someone great pleasure; to electrify; to experience such a sensation.
To perforate by a pointed instrument; to bore; to transfix; to drill.
To hurl; to throw; to cast.
To (cause something to) tremble or quiver.
To drill and thread in one operation, using a tool bit that cuts the hole and the threads in one series of computer-controlled movements.
A cause of sudden excitement; a kick.
A trembling or quivering, especially one caused by emotion.
A slight quivering of the heart that accompanies a cardiac murmur.
A breathing place or hole; a nostril, as of a bird.
thrill frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word thrill occurs in english on average 4.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.