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antsy

(ˈæntsi)
mod. nervous; restless. (see also have ants in one’s pants.) She gets antsy before a test.
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Antsy is a wonderful narrator, and the story is full of comic asides; characters like cool Skaterdud and always-moaning Aunt Mona, along with cranky millionaire Mr.
It's been a while since I've even had a snog and I'm starting to get a bit antsy.
COP chases and drug deals were so regular that a peaceful night made Dave Sokorai antsy.
Adding to the pressure, the Lula administration must overcome a history among Brazilian politicians of disregard for contracts; the administration's response has been to engineer a novel scheme of formal guarantees designed to calm the fears of antsy investors.
Meanwhile, Religious Right groups are getting antsy over the lack of action in the Senate.
The Solon, Iowa, school board shut down a few antsy parents who wanted to ban two gay-themed books front the district's eighth-grade curriculum.
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She does get a little antsy when everyone else leaves.
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Even conservative Republicans are growing antsy at the new spending and the return of dreaded deficits.
He reasons that the Federal Reserve is bound to get antsy over any sign of inflation this year, especially if oil prices rise.
DAY AT WILDER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND Ken Rutherford's "show and tell" has captured the rapt attention of this roomful of antsy first graders.
But it has more vibrancy about it than antsy Allerton, where designer frock shops stand alongside pretentious wine bars and where the paucity of black or Asian faces (barring the ubiquitous curry house, of course) puts me more in mind of Sun City, Jo'burg, than multi-cultural Liverpool.
But Cinderella is getting antsy, and there is a Ball to go to.
His patients in Playa Grande would wait in line for hours for treatment and wouldn't get antsy because they had to wait.