How to use nervy in a sentence

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As they became ever more nervy when a clinching second failed to arrive, Celtic betrayed themselves as a team collectively running out of puff.
We didn't play well, there's no doubt about that, so naturally, when you're not playing well, you don't want a nervy finish.
They were nervy sorts, fidgety, who watched your hands as you used the mobile or hunted in your bag for something but would never catch your eye.
He is a nervy, jumpy sort of a chap, who follows people with his eyes as they move about a room.
Hampton had to survive a nervy six minutes of added time before being able to celebrate an Easter cup final appearance.
This is the cutting edge and it is nervy but this is why we are all in the game.
But then we got a bit nervy and sat back and that's something that we're going to have to address again in training.
Krugman caught my notice for being one guy with a really nervy suggestion on how Japan could get out of its deflationary spiral.
The United Nations chief is charming and charismatic, but his nervy doctrine for ending wars makes world leaders twitch.
Audiard has done a masterful job of creating a brash, nervy film that is poignant without ever being pretentious.
David Toms produced a stunning back nine to edge out a nervy Sergio Garcia in a titanic tussle in the singles.
Blue-chip shares were left teetering at the 4000 mark yesterday as nervy investors continued to fret over the global economy.
The nervous and nervy man couldn't believe that life was treating him so badly.
We were a bit nervy after our recent results, but John Martin was unbelievable.
But investors in London were nervy from the off after computer games retailer Game issued a profits warning and sent a chill through the sector.
I have gone from being very pressurised and tense and nervy to being more relaxed and far happier with how things are.
Robinson was unusually nervy in the second half, as England chased the game, leaving space at the back.
Blue-chip stocks fell sharply yesterday, as nervy investors caught sight of more gloomy economic data on the US horizon.
With the threat of relegation hanging over both teams, the early exchanges were nervy, but evenly-matched.
So, come the denouement, their table was very bibulous and merry while everyone else was in a state of nervy misery.
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Examples from Classical Literature
Mrs. Hetherington, whom the end of the voyage had left nervy and cross, said cattish things.
Say, girls, did you ever hear of anything so nervy as Nita's going off like that?
She asked questions that might have been considered impertinent, not to say nervy.
It was as nervy a thing as I ever seen, and I never seen it outside of a circus.
Musq'oosis had to admit they were a nervy pair, though small.
There'll be at least two more like you, who'll have to be nervy and know how to fall.
Who's the nervy party with the chin whiskers that's cabbaged Hinpoha?
I know ye're nervy, but thar ain't no good in bein' foolish.
Weve needed a couple of nervy riders like you and your pardner.
The 14-man Cherry and Whites rode out a nervy final quarter-hour to seal a victory founded on ex-Edinburgh scrumhalf Greig Laidlaw's 14 points with the boot.
The points were sealed on 83 minutes, Dan Jacob set Steer away down the inside left channel and his precise lob gave the nervy looking Cross no chance.
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