excite /ɪkˈsɑɪt/ v [T] (MAKE HAPPY)
› to make someone have strong feelings, esp. of happiness and enthusiasm: In some science fiction movies, the music and special effects can really excite audiences. excited /ɪkˈsɑɪ·t̬ɪd/ adj › She was excited about the trip because she was going to learn to ski. excitedly /ɪkˈsɑɪ·t̬ɪd·li/ adv › She ran excitedly outside to greet her cousins. excitement /ɪkˈsɑɪt·mənt/ n [U] › Robin’s heart was pounding with excitement. exciting /ɪkˈsɑɪ·t̬ɪŋ/ adj › It was an exciting role to play, and I was thrilled to get the part.