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nervy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Nervy  \Nerv"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Nervier};  superl.  -  {iest}.] 
  Strong;  sinewy.  ``His  nervy  knees.''  --Keats. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  nervy 
  adj  1:  being  in  a  tense  state;  easily  upset  [syn:  {edgy},  {high-strung}, 
  {in  suspense(p)},  {jittery},  {jumpy},  {nervous},  {overstrung}, 
  {restive},  {uptight}] 
  2:  showing  or  requiring  courage  and  contempt  of  danger;  "the 
  nervy  feats  of  mountaineers" 
  3:  offensively  bold;  "a  brash  newcomer  disputed  the  age-old 
  rules  for  admission  to  the  club";  "a  nervy  thing  to  say" 
  [syn:  {brash},  {cheeky}] 




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