spine-tingling

adjective

causing a sensation of fear or excitement
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Examples from the Web for spine-tingling

  • When the cast members were joined on stage by their real-life inspirations, it was a spine-tingling moment.

    Women in the World: Day One|Olivia Cole|March 13, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • 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