get pulses racing

get pulses racing

To be very thrilling, exhilarating, or exciting. You could feel it in the air that the singer's performance was getting pulses racing. She has an intense, smoldering stare that gets pulses positively racing.
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The Forestry Commission is staging a bewitching Halloween event on Sunday, October 29, designed to get pulses racing with a potent brew of suspense and horror