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The meaning of "he makes my flesh (or skin) crawl (or creep)"

" He makes my flesh (or skin) crawl (or creep) "
Said of someone who the speaker has a deep dislike of.
Savile was a sexual predator for 50 years. Just seeing a picture of his stupid face now makes my skin crawl.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 15th century.
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