goose bumps


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goose bumps

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goose pimples:

see goosefleshgooseflesh,
temporary rumpling of the skin into tiny bumps, also called goose bumps and goose pimples, and technically known as cutis ansirina. In response to cold or certain emotional states, such as fear or rage, the smooth muscles of the subsurface layer (dermis) of
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I got goose bumps on the pitch and sometimes when the match stopped I took a moment to myself and just laughed
We slowly lifted our horns, eight of us rising like a World War Two fighter squadron, took our collective breaths and wailed on melodic lines that began goose bumps that wouldn't quit until exactly 3:52 seconds later.
Summary: David Beckham has admitted to play for Manchester United at Old Trafford again will give him goose bumps.
There were times when I had goose bumps," he conceded.
I read The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, whose prose gave me goose bumps.
Even Gilberto's gentlest songs possess the steady intensity of a heartbeat, while her caressing voice has a dreamlike allure guaranteed to induce goose bumps.
Flowers has come a long way since relying on public assistance some 15 years ago; now goose bumps ran up and down her arms and tears of joy flowed freely.
In a BBC TV interview he said: "Every time I walk through the gates I get goose bumps.
Live is a different experience where nerves turn into adrenaline, giving you goose bumps.
is guaranteed to bring goose bumps to the listener if he/she can even sit through the persona piece about the woman who leaves her seven-year-old at a crack house for a week in exchange for a fix.
on May 6 and later felt goose bumps of excitement when they took part in Megaconference Jr.