Definition of 'frisson'
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Presumably they provide some kind of weird added frisson. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is an extra frisson with cameras there. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Fill up the duster drawer and feel a frisson of eco responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is also a certain frisson between them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These are not young people seeking a frisson of excitement from some underground activity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Which all adds extra frisson to the glimpses she offers into her home life. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was a frisson of excitement in the warm air. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The threat of salmonella added a frisson of danger and life was good. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Prize shortlist this week carried its usual genuine frisson of excitement in the world of books. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For the first ten years at least this added a frisson of secrecy to their friendship. My Darling Heriott: Henrietta Luxborough, Poetic Gardener and Irrepressible Exile (2006)The lottery has added an extra frisson to the preparations for bachelor and bachelor parties and wedding receptions. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The long, sweeping drive provides an extra frisson of grandeur. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The spectator will feel its frisson at this Dulwich show. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We love the frisson and the excitement of those feelings, the near hysteria and the intensity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But there was no frisson, no excitement and certainly no butterflies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Both sections contain a mystery, with the added frisson that past and present mysteries seem to be linked. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Who wouldn't feel a frisson of pleasure at the idea that all of this agonising activity is in vain? Times, Sunday Times (2015)I won't deny there was a certain frisson between us on and off set. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In other circumstances, though, he enjoys the frisson of fear. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There's an added frisson, knowing there is an audience that is hidden but simultaneously present. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The pair prefer to stage their show in homes, where there's the added frisson of access to somewhere usually off limits. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I watched the series five opener with a Thrones ingénue, which added a certain comic frisson. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It ought to be a straightforward match, but there will be a certain frisson in the umpire's room today when the appointments are handed out. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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