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English definition of “send shudders/a shudder down your spine”

send shudders/a shudder down your spine

to cause you to feel extremely worried or frightened: When I think of what might have happened in the accident, it sends shudders down my spine.Frightening and scaring
(Definition of send shudders/a shudder down your spine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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