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British Dictionary definitions for spine-tingling

spine-tingling

adjective
  1. causing a sensation of fear or excitement
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  • With a spine-tingling brief blaze of high-frequency sound, Hoskins' oxygen-bottle hit the steel deck.

    Breaking Point

    James E. Gunn

  • A spine-tingling tale of a group of tormented men and women forced to live in a house saturated with evil.

    Ten From Infinity

    Paul W. Fairman