jumpy

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jumpy

mod. nervous. Now, don’t be jumpy. Everything will be all right.
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Later Nick told John: "Remember the girls are going to be a bit jumpier because of what time of the month they told us it is.
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.
or the house jumpier?/At night floors tremble, panes rattle, bookcases quake./Again now.
According to Dr Ayotte, another challenge facing Windlab--and the rest of the renewable energy sector--is the uncertainty around the introduction of a carbon price in Australia, which makes nervous renewables investors even jumpier.
Filmed in the faux documentary style, popularised by The Blair Witch Project and Paranormal Activity, The Last Exorcism is a well made horror yarn which will have you wearing a popcorn wig during it's jumpier scenes!
The Oz boffins would have discovered that O'Neill was jumpier than a kangaroo at Upton Park in midweek, as the irate Irishman subsequently admitted when he finally calmed down two days later.
Viewed through a microscope, colonies of the algae perform a slow, clockwise waltz--in which the colonies circle each other--and a jumpier, quicker-paced minuet.
And they go only 7-1 about Trevor Immelman, so nervous at Sun City the previous weekend that he must have thought Christmas had come early when finishing bogey, bogey, bogey and still winning the EUR1.2m 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.
Exhibs are jumpier than ever pointing to every action as if it were an omen.
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.