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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To read about this individual's struggle with stammering, fright of public speaking and then going on to win the Toastmasters World Championship sent chills down my spine.
Each of the cells had messages scratched into the walls by old inmates, which sent chills down my spine.
The movie is not really about "Abou Kiis", but just the sight of this name sent chills down my spine and pushed me to inquire about this mystical character.
It literally sent chills down my spine to think this couple would ask complete strangers to decide their unborn child's fate.
What sent chills down my spine was that every single right-wing antigay organization stood up and cheered his nomination," said Matt Foreman, head of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
I've been working with ice my entire life, but the opportunity to create a 20-ton Snapple on Ice pop even sent chills down my spine," said Bollkman Zuleta, who has been working on the massive Snapple on Ice pop since mid-May.