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Noun
One's steadiness and courage in a demanding situation
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“After all, if I lose my nerve so early in the game, just imagine what they'll say back at the paint factory.”
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A whitish fibre or bundle of fibres in the body that transmits impulses of sensation to the brain or spinal cord, and impulses from these to the muscles and organs
“The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body.”
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Impudence or audacity
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“Three years back, I wouldn't have had the nerve to kneel down in public and feed a stray cat by myself, while people edged around me.”
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Feelings of nervousness
“The same nerves and tingles that I would get before a game when I was young made me nervous now those same nerves make me excited.”
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The state or quality of being supercilious
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The state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress
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Shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
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Cells or material from which organic matter is made
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A pulse, such as of electrical energy
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(anatomy) A blood vessel
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A regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch
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To make bold
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To make stronger or more solid
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To give strength to on a physiological level
Adjective
Relating to or affecting the nerves
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