spine-tingling love

Definitions

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  • adj. nervy or scary

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Examples

  • And then, in the second prequel, when we see the full clone army boarding ships at the very end and the Imperial March plays (in a new rendition, no less), it is still spine-tingling.

    Why the Star Wars Prequels Are Actually Good (Part 1)

  • Melanie Wilson is such a distinctive performer, melding sound and words to spine-tingling effect.

    This week's new theatre and dance

  • John Hunt's spine-tingling commentary on Kauto Star's victory at Haydock last weekend was played again on BBC Radio 5 Live's Kicking Off show on Friday night, but the presenter Colin Murray got the wrong end of the stick when discussing future plans for the outstanding chaser of recent times.

    Tattenham Corner

  • At the end, when Evans sings the spine-tingling Being Alive, he suggests a man who really has awoken from a long slumber and who has finally joined the human race.

    Company - review

  • But touring Alcatraz was a spine-tingling thrill, and I've taken the Circle Line cruise around Manhattan several times, never tiring of that view of the tiny island, packed tight with buildings and people.

    Sophia Dembling: Tourists Traps: You Win Some, You Lose Some

  • If we're talking sound track and not track times, the Ferrari's spine-tingling Nazgul shriek just kills the McLaren.

    The Best Sports Car, and Why to Skip It

  • Toss in some truly spine-tingling, horrifying imagery (the monsters are really scary folks, be it in color or the black and white version available on DVD/Blu Ray), plus one of the most obscenely-grim endings in cinema history, and you have the makings of a genuine horror classic.

    Scott Mendelson: Just in Time for Halloween: 10 of the Scariest Horror Films of the Last 20 Years.

  • Those on the Right, I'll begin with the spine-tingling fact that "left" and "right" come from where folks sat after the French Revolution -- meaning when you say you're on the Right, it actually comes from France!

    Chris Weigant: Horrifying Hallowe'en Tales, Left And Right

  • If ever there was an ancestor to the old “NBA is Fantastic” mantra, then perhaps this thrilling, spine-tingling, roller-coaster ride of a classic game served as a shining example of basketball at its breath-holding best.

    One Season

  • And even though he never quite lived up to his college hype as a Saint, he sure gave us fans our fair share of spine-tingling, "Did you see that", "We love you, Reggie" moments.

    Shaneika Dabney: To Reggie Bush, From a Saints Fan...With Love

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