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Friday word: Frisson

Continuing with the words from the French theme :)
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fris·son noun \frē-ˈsōⁿ\

: a brief moment of emotional excitement : shudder, thrill

Example:

<those two are still caught up in the giddy frisson of a new romance>

Etymology:

French, shiver, from Old French friçon, from Late Latin friction-, frictio, from Latin, literally, friction (taken in Late Latin as derivative of frigēre to be cold)

First Known Use: 1777
Tags: f, french, noun, wordsmith: med_cat
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