a shiver down (one's) spine

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a shiver down (one's) spine

A shudder felt down one's back, due to either fear, anticipation, nervousness, or excitement. I felt a shiver down my spine at the thought of my exam tomorrow.
See also: down, shiver, spine
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At the moment we're all getting to grips with planting our tulips and daffodils but the bulb that's occupying my attention is in flower right now, providing scintillating colour and, just as importantly, perfume so potent it sends a shiver down your spine.
THE witching hour may have passed, but this band of Little Horrors could still send a shiver down your spine.
That's a gathering to send a shiver down your spine in different circumstances.
Last night one father in Leslie said: "This kind of incident sends a shiver down your spine.
The Hampden Roar sends a shiver down your spine as you and your team-mates run out of the tunnel and on to the hallowed turf.
THE idea of a sex fiend being released into the community may send a shiver down your spine, but it's an increasingly common scenario.