send a chill down (one's) spine

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send a chill down (one's) spine

To cause an intense feeling of excitement, exhilaration, nervousness, or fear in someone. The way that sonata swells always sends chills down my spine. It sent chills down my spine when Dorothy gave me such an amorous look.
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