make (one's) skin crawl

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make (one's) skin crawl

To cause one to feel disgusted, frightened, or unnerved. Having to look at all those surgical photos made my skin crawl. The mere mention of cockroaches makes her skin crawl.
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make your skin crawl

If something or someone makes your skin crawl, you find them very unpleasant and frightening. The way he looks at me makes my skin crawl. I hated this man, his very touch made my skin crawl. Compare with make your flesh creep.
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make your ˈskin crawl

make you feel afraid or full of disgust: His smile made my skin crawl.
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Add to that the "Christians good, Muslims bad" subtext of the movie and a closing title that exonerates Bush while subtly blaming the Air Force for not shooting down planes, and the whole enterprise makes one's skin crawl.