nail-biting


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nail-biting

Causing intense anxiety or nervousness, usually implying an uncertain outcome that will have important consequences. Forsberg's late goal has tied the game and created a nail-biting final period. We felt confident going into election day, but it's been a nail-biting last few hours.
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Edge of your seat, nail-biting stuff.PAMELA MARSHALL
After putting up a massive 218-run total, the Kohli-led side managed a nail-biting 14-run win over Hyderabad, thanks to Mohammad Siraj who held his nerve to bowl a fine last over, conceding just five runs besides packing off a well-settled Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson (81 off 42).
Macos Araya led Diamond Paints with a tally of four goals in the nail-biting clash against Master Paints.
The 2006 world champion from Scotland had to win 10 frames yesterday and had to come through two nail-biting deciding frames.
According to (https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/07/26/nail-biting.aspx) Mercola, some of the harmful effects of nail-biting can be disease-causing bacteria and an array of germs being transferred into one's body, paronychia (a skin infection caused by bacteria, yeast, and other microorganisms entering the damaged cuticles surrounding the nails), warts on one's fingers caused by human papillomavirus, dental problems and impaired quality of life.
As a result, these nail-biting and thumb-sucking kids have fewer chances to develop atopy, a hyperallergic condition resulting in skin asthma or eczema.
WALES duo Michael White and Mark Williams lost a nail-biting Snooker World Cup semi-final against China 'B' in Wuxi.
THIS is the nail-biting moment a passenger jet aborts its landing at Birmingham Airport because a plane is blocking its runway.
Breaking a nail-biting habit is another, say member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology.
It'll be nail-biting, so get some light relief by tuning into top comedy duo Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse's mockery of classic BBC shows such as The Great British Bake Off and MasterChef.
AUSTRALIA have won the series against South Africa after a nail-biting 245-run victory in the third Test at Newlands.
A TEAM from Upton Hall school triumphed in the North East regional heat of the Bar Mock Trial competition after a nail-biting contest against Cockermouth School.
FORMULA ONE: Red Bull team principal Christian Horner claims he has the grey hairs to prove he would much rather enjoy cruising to Formula One success than a nail-biting finale.
That's why she's the host of this nail-biting show and we're just watching.
TOP GEAR (BBC 2, Sunday, 8pm) THE world's favourite car show returns for a brand new series and the action kicks off in New Zealand as Jeremy Clarkson and James May race a car against a boat in a nail-biting battle up the beautiful coastline to the very tip of the North Island.