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  • n. The bumps on a person's skin, at the base of body hair, which may involuntarily develop when a person is cold or experiences strong emotions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation


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