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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.
Boxed in by antsy investors and worrisome economic indicators, the Federal Reserve had little choice but to lower interest rates Tuesday, for the first time in more than four years.
The segregated pep rallies suggest that no matter how hard educators work to help their students bridge the achievement gaps, it's not always enough for antsy administrators.
Maybe chairs do make students antsy, but that's just how school is.
Antsy investors will begin to reallocate capital in the early part of 2008.
I get antsy, if we are not moving and just sitting on the runway for a prolonged period of time, I get really antsy," he said.
That kind of disparity has both parties antsy should a settlement go by the wayside and arguments of valuation go before a jury.
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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.
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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.
But Cinderella is getting antsy, and there is a Ball to go to.
Broaddus: For that very reason, President Bush reappointed Chairman Greenspan as Chairman last time far ahead of the deadline, and if markets seem to be getting a little antsy then they might move.