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thrill to (something)

To become greatly excited by or joyful from something. I wanted to thrill to the championship game the way I used to as a kid, but the magic was gone from it for some reason. The television series has found a following among those who thrill to the misdeeds of the rich and powerful.
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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 ?
His conceptions seemed naive to her, though she was often fired by his daring flights of comprehension, whose orbit-path was so wide among the stars that she could not follow and could only sit and thrill to the impact of unguessed power.
It always kind of gives me a thrill to see them ugly white grubs that spade up in the cucumber beds.