[ haw-rip-uh-leyt, ho- ]

verb (used with object),hor·rip·i·lat·ed, hor·rip·i·lat·ing.
  1. to produce horripilation on.

Origin of horripilate

First recorded in 1615–25, horripilate is from the Latin word horripilātus (past participle of horripilāre to become bristly). See horrify, pile3, -ate1

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