send shivers up (one's) spine

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send shivers up (one's) spine

To cause an intense feeling of excitement, exhilaration, nervousness, or fear in someone. The way that sonata swells always sends shivers up my spine. It sent shivers up my spine when Dorothy gave me such an amorous look. Can we get out of here? This creepy old house is sending shivers up my spine!
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It still sends shivers up her spine, Lois Young says - every time she reads the typewritten thank-you note from Calcutta, and sees the famous signature at the bottom.