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goose bumps or
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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MOST OF us will suffer from horripilation
and paraesthesia nearly every day of our lives.
A few months ago, he wrote a column about a speech I'd given, and he titled it "The Rumsfeld Horripilation
WASHINGTON -- David Pruden insisted he didn't experience any horripilation
Wednesday as he sailed through three rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.