And to-day have been in a crispation of energy and ill-temper, raking my wretched mail together.
Accordingly he had a "crispation of nerves," which obliged him to take a large cut-glass decanter and hit her on the head with it.
A crispation of interest passed over the congregation; every chin was raised.
crispation cris·pa·tion (krĭs-pā'shən)
A slight involuntary muscular contraction, often producing a crawling sensation of the skin.