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Chills vs. Goosebumps

Difference Between Chills and Goosebumps

Chills

Chills is a feeling of coldness occurring during a high fever, but sometimes is also a common symptom which occurs alone in specific people. It occurs during fever due to the release of cytokines and prostaglandins as part of the inflammatory response, which increases the set point for body temperature in the hypothalamus.
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Goosebumps

Goosebumps is a series of children's horror fiction novels by American author R. L. Stine, published by Scholastic Publishing. The stories follow child characters, who find themselves in scary situations, usually involving monsters and other supernatural elements.
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Chills

A moderate but penetrating coldness.
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Goosebumps

plural of goosebump
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Chills

A sensation of coldness, often accompanied by shivering and pallor of the skin.
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Chills

A checking or dampening of enthusiasm, spirit, or joy
bad news that put a chill on the celebration.
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Chills

A sudden numbing fear or dread.
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Chills

Moderately cold; chilly
a chill wind.
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Chills

Not warm and friendly; distant
a chill greeting.
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Chills

Discouraging; dispiriting
“Chill penury repressed their noble rage” (Thomas Gray).
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Chills

(Slang) Calm or relaxed
“As my meditation routine grew more stable...my already laid-back demeanor grew positively chill” (David Gelles).
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Chills

To affect with or as if with cold.
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Chills

To lower in temperature; cool.
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Chills

To make discouraged; dispirit.
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Chills

(Metallurgy) To harden (a metallic surface) by rapid cooling.
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Chills

To be seized with cold.
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Chills

To become cold or set
jelly that chills quickly.
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Chills

(Metallurgy) To become hard by rapid cooling.
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Chills

To calm down or relax. Often used with out.
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Chills

To pass time idly; loiter.
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Chills

To spend time with someone in a relaxed manner; hang out together.
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Chills

plural of chill
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Chills

(biology) A biological response to being tickled; being cold; or experiencing fear, euphoria or sexual arousal in which the person forms goose bumps.
I get chills every time I hear that song.
That feathery touch on my neck gave me the chills.
Being under dressed for this weather has given me the chills.
When I tripped so close to the edge of the cliff, I felt chills across my whole body.
When we made eye contact, my heart fluttered and chills ran down my spine.
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Chills

(medicine) A feeling of being cold, a symptom of many conditions.
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