thrill to

thrill to something

to become excited by something; to experience great joy while experiencing something. I always thrill to the sound of a marching band. The crowd thrilled to the sight of the winning team parading down Main Street.
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thrill to

v.
To be greatly excited by someone or something: Audiences thrilled to the spectacular performance.
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References in classic literature ?
It always kind of gives me a thrill to see them ugly white grubs that spade up in the cucumber beds.
Back and deep down on the tie-ribs of consciousness, in the mind, say, of the English-speaking race, was a capacity to thrill to short, Saxon words; back and deep down on the tie-ribs of consciousness of the Chinese mind was a capacity to thrill to its own hieroglyphics; but the Chinese mind could not thrill to short, Saxon words; nor could the English-speaking mind thrill to hieroglyphics.
It gives a thrill to life," he explained to me, "when life is carried in one's hand.
once again taken the art of the thrill to the extreme with the
Ducati Extreme incorporates a wealth of features that make it a thrill to play and certainly closely reminiscent of the adrenalin-pumping experience of riding a real Ducati, the most powerful and elegant of all motorcycle racing machines.
And, in the summer of 1993, guests to Universal will thrill to the spectacular new ride "JAWS".