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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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It was a cold day, I don't know about covered in glory, I was covered in goose pimples, Though my horse smelt, He's not as bad as the streets, Their stench of dung and offal, We'd had no rain that week.
I just love coming back to Ibrox I had goose pimples all over me with the noise.
THE skimpy leather costume of Xena, the Warrior Princess, is leaving actress Lucy Lawless with goose pimples.
Among his chosen tracks were Crystal Clear by electronic dance act The Grid, Baggy Trousers by Madness and Bix Beiderbecke's Goose Pimples.
The helpful folk on planet fashion adopt the serious sounding term of "transitional" for garments that save us from wet toes and goose pimples during the change of seasons.
JOANNE BROADHURST SAYS: My daughter used to say: "Mum I've got ice prickles" when she had goose pimples.
There were elements to it that left me with goose pimples.
They reported symptoms including dry mouths, goose pimples, their hair standing on end, palpitations, raised heart rates and their hands shaking when admitted to Royal Glamorgan Hospital.
When I got on him in the paddock I would get goose pimples and from his back you could hear so many people saying his name because he had such a big following.
You hear the beginning bits of (Goodison theme tune) Z-cars and the hairs stand up on the back of your neck and the goose pimples come.
As far as I'm concerned Margaret Wild can do no wrong and this picture book is no exception; it gives goose pimples and brings tears.