noun, plural fris·sons [free-sohnz; French free-sawn] /friˈsõʊ̃z; French friˈsɔ̃/.
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You know, a novel comes not from a decision but a frisson, a sort of shiver that goes through you.Martin Amis Talks About Nazis, Novels, and Cute Babies|Ronald K. Fried|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If there was a frisson of drama, it came when Gingrich spoke after Romney was projected to win Delaware.
Further, united in positivity, the frisson within the judging panel has evaporated.
The political risk of new books was replaced by the frisson of scandal.
A frisson of breathless excitement rippled through the Twitter community last week as a mysterious new member made his debut.
I must have experiences, pictures, that frisson, as the French say.The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
Ive managed the frisson (womans touch), some colour-sensations, sublimities, etc.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2|Elizabeth Bisland
No purely physical theory can interpret all the mystery of the frisson.Exotics and Retrospectives|Lafcadio Hearn
The frisson, oh, those few exquisite seconds of emotion, eh Berthe?
Her nourishment was ever the latest “frisson,” to use her own word.