1. A trembling or quivering, especially one caused by emotion.
  2. A cause of sudden excitement; a kick.
  3. A slight quivering of the heart that accompanies a cardiac murmur.
  4. A breathing place or hole; a nostril, as of a bird.


  1. To suddenly excite someone, or to give someone great pleasure; to (figuratively) electrify; to experience such a sensation.
  2. To (cause something to) tremble or quiver.
  3. To perforate by a pointed instrument; to bore; to transfix; to drill.
  4. To hurl; to throw; to cast.

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