send a chill up (one's) spine

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send a chill up (one's) spine

To cause an intense feeling of excitement, exhilaration, nervousness, or fear in someone. The way that sonata swells always sends a chill up my spine. It sent a chill up my spine when Dorothy gave me such an amorous look. Can we get out of here? This creepy old house is sending chills down my spine!
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