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Noun
A state of anxiety or worriment
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“The actress was so petrified with nerves during filming that her head would shake uncontrollably.”
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An unpleasant emotion caused by the perception of danger, pain, or harm
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A feeling that makes one self-conscious and unable to act in a relaxed and natural way
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Central nervous system
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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for the state or quality of being supercilious
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Plural for the state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress
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Plural for shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
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Plural for cells or material from which organic matter is made
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Plural for something that arouses activity or energy in someone or something
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(anatomy) Plural for a blood vessel
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Plural for 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 strong and secure
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To make stronger or more solid
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To give strength to on a physiological level
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