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atingle

[uh-ting-guh l] /əˈtɪŋ gəl/
adjective
1.
tingling; stimulated.
Origin of atingle
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; a-1 + tingle
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  • Ko-Ko is atingle with all the passion and faults of humanity.

    Post-Impressions Simeon Strunsky
  • Nevertheless, Jimmy was all atingle with enthusiasm and eagerness.

    The Flying Reporter

    Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
  • And every morning she ran down-stairs so full of animation and life that she seemed all atingle to her finger-tips.

  • Jimmy was atingle with enthusiasm the instant he got word from the managing editor.

    The Flying Reporter

    Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
  • The roll of a pebble or the crack of a twig under foot would set us all atingle as we stole out to our cave house.

    The Scientific American Boy

    A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond

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