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  1. frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tinglenoun

    an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

    "a frisson of surprise shot through him"


  1. frissonnoun

    A sudden surge of excitement.

    I felt a frisson just as they were about to announce the winner in my category.

    Etymology: From frisson.

  2. frissonnoun

    A shiver.

    Whenever the villain's theme played in the movie I felt a sudden frisson down my back.

    Etymology: From frisson.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frisson in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frisson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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