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English definition of “shiver (up and) down your spine”

shiver (up and) down your spine

informal
a frightened or excited feeling : At its most terrifying , his writing sends shivers up and down my spine . Whenever I hear that music , I feel a shiver down my spine .Frightening and scaringExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of shiver (up and) down your spine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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