send chills down (one's) spine

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send chills down (one's) spine

To cause an intense feeling of fear, nervousness, exhilaration, or excitement in one. Can we get out of here? This creepy old house is sending chills down my spine! 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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pictured left) Charlotte suffered anxiety in exams while at school and the thought of studying A-levels sent chills down her spine.