nervy

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nervy

1. mod. nervous. Mary is so nervy. Anything will set her off.
2. mod. daring; courageous. Don’t get nervy with me!
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There was to be no more drama, as the veteran fittingly finished things off with a boundary to give the Mumbai Indians the nerviest of wins.
For now, he'll continue to be one of the nerviest players in CMass - someone who can beat any area defender from outside or off the bounce in big moments.
These days you might find yourself besieged by a veritable army of product developers, all eager to pick your brain for ways to turn nail polish, that once staid cosmetics staple, into a must-have capable of transforming nails into miniaturised canvasses for some of the nerviest experiments that fashion permits.
That led to the nerviest of finishes, with a superb take of a high ball by McGillvary with two minutes left a real heart-stopper.
One of the video's nerviest gestures is its sporadic use of genuine children, apparently listening to this wildly inappropriate stuff.
Jamie, 38, Britain's Got Talent's nerviest contestant, said: "It hurt more than anyone can imagine.
And it was Dragons keeper Michael Jones, in for the dropped Anthony Williams, who endured the nerviest moments of the opening exchanges.