nerve : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
  • n  the courage to carry on
  • n  impudent aggressiveness
  • v  get ready for something difficult or unpleasant

  • Every muscular function of the human body is triggered by a small electrical current transmitted to the muscles through the nerves.
  • Few things in medicine seemed as new and fashionable as nerve-cutting operations.
  • Two nerves and two body chemicals do that.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    And when he was called on it, his top lobbyist actually had the nerve to say the American people won't care about this,Obama said.
  • Martin Brodeur in USA Today
    Surpassing a record definitely becomes a little nerve wracking,Brodeur said. "I don't get nervous, but today I was a little nervous. It was a like a good playoff game, everybody was trying to get the puck out and blocking shots and...
  • Johan Bruyneel in The Associated Press
    That was important to see them,Bruyneel said, referring to the scouting of the stage. "And it actually was worse than we thought. It's gonna be a really nerve-racking finale."

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