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ji tuh ree

  • a  characterized by jerky movements
    a jittery ride
  • s  being in a tense state

  • The biggest news event in Latin America last year made jittery reading for the hemisphere's military strongmen.
  • Like The Wire, it transcended a season of too many cop dramas, presenting dirty-but-effective cop Vic Mackey (Michael Chiklis) and inviting a jittery America to wonder whether our .
  • The CEO of cell-phone-software maker Openwave had seen his firm's stock plunge more than a third in a single week, and he was about to address jittery investors.
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  • Ingmar Bergman in TIME
    I don't watch my own films very often. I become so jittery and ready to cry ...... and miserable. I think it's awful,Bergman said.
  • Anna Kournikova in The Associated Press
    It's an amazing opportunity to be back at Wimbledon,said Kournikova, who reached the semifinals as a 16-year-old in 1997. "I had so much fun today. Kind of jittery a little bit. But I had an amazing time."
  • Anthony Mundine in Stuff.co.nz
    He was pretty cool,Mundine said. "Obviously he was a bit jittery because he would have probably been fearing the unknown but besides that he was pretty talkative. We had a couple of laughs but, at the same time, he was pretty serious as...

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