jumpy

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jumpy

mod. nervous. Now, don’t be jumpy. Everything will be all right.
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TEHRAN: When a huge thunder storm rattled windows across Tehran Sunday night, some of the Iranian capital's jumpier residents awoke thinking Israel was finally making good on its threat to attack.
2m first prize, courtesy of Justin Rose being even jumpier and just as pathetic.
SLOUCH back five spaces as you're reminded that England have not won the Ashes since 1987 - which is why we'll be jumpier than kangaroos today.
The same appetite and drive race through the work of jumpier, more eruptive photographers like Garry Winogrand and Lee Friedlander, both unstoppable archivists of accident and happenstance.
There was even a nervous spell when the jumpier faction were looking nervously over their shoulders at the danger zone and fearing the worst.
I have a tendency when I go for a while without hitting a home run to start getting longer and jumpier.
New York rattles and churns around the clock; even the criminals (a nearly endangered species these days) are jumpier than elsewhere.
This paradise envisioned by the faithful of this new world religion -- which is expected to eventually bind even galaxies to its bosom -- is decidedly conceived along the grandiloquent lines of the over-the-top, and downright hallucinatory ways familiar to us from Islam, Christianity, or for that matter Hollywood, where film techniques are wisely getting jumpier and jumpier to deal with the shortened patience and attention span of the famous "18- to 34-year-Old white male audience," where we are told the big money lies.