Pronunciation: (frē-sōn'; Fr. frē-sôn'), [key]
—pl. -sonsPronunciation: (-sōnz'; Fr. -sôn'). [key]
a sudden, passing sensation of excitement; a shudder of emotion; thrill: The movie offers the viewer the occasional frisson of seeing a character in mortal danger.
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