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shiver (up and) down your spine

informal a ​frightened or ​excitedfeeling: At ​its most ​terrifying, his writing sendsshivers up and down my ​spine. Whenever I ​hear that ​music, I ​feel a shiver down my ​spine.
(Definition of shiver (up and) down your spine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shiver (up and) down your spine”
in Chinese (Simplified) (因恐惧或兴奋而)脊背发凉,战栗…
in Chinese (Traditional) (因恐懼或興奮而)脊背發涼,戰慄…
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