Definitions for chills
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A feeling of being cold, a symptom of many conditions.
Chills or rigor is a shaking occurring during a high fever. It occurs because cytokines and prostaglandins are released as part of an immune response and increase the set point for body temperature in the hypothalamus. "Rigor" is sometimes considered a synonym for "chills".
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The sudden sensation of being cold. It may be accompanied by SHIVERING.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He just gave me cold chills.
When you said the Richard Petty part, that gives me chills.
Fear itself, i didn't get chills until I looked under that platform.
I remember the measles. It was bad. Hard shaking chills doesn't even begin to describe it.
Otherwise, we can't dispel the idea we're being watched, which chills the ability to conduct a defense.
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