Thesaurus / spine-chilling
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Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
A cold, numbing sensation stole down my spine and made my legs grow suddenly weak.
A shudder ran down his spine; there was a sensation of inner cold against his heart; he trembled, but he could not look away.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He was flung down heavily, and pinned prone in a corner by one of those bullies who knelt on his spine.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He felt as if his spine had suddenly become hollow and someone had filled it with particles of ice.
THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Tail truncated, spine on the side of the tail very distinct, imbedded in a sheath.
The night wind sweeps across the cheerless park, chilling us to the bone.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
There is something cold and chilling in the supports which pride and philosophy alone can afford under the calamities of life.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
There was a bone-chilling breeze off the Drive that made Lamb belt his coat tighter about him.
She had to lie in bed all the time; for not long ago she had a bad fall from a swing, and hurt her spine.
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