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nur vee

  • s  being in a tense state
  • s  showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger
    the nervy feats of mountaineers
  • s  offensively bold
    a nervy thing to say

  • For first timers, Chungking Mansionswith its baying touts and shabby surroundsis a nervy experience.
  • At 23, just down from Cambridge University, Angry Young Man David Frost presided over a rude, crude, outrageously nervy weekly show that revolutionized British television and .
  • That a government should literally poison its citizens, and that a terrorist should be considered a hero, is a pretty nervy premise for a mainstream film.
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  • Khamenei wants no one to jolt his power in Iran vote
    By Marcus George DUBAI (Reuters) - Five days from Iran's presidential election, these are nervy times for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who as only the second Supreme Leader in the Islamic Republic's 34-year history answers to God and not voters. The Shi'ite cleric was bruised by the protests that exploded after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's 2009 re-election and then affronted by the unruly ambitions of the ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Arsene Wenger in
    We didn't shoot ourselves in the foot this time,Wenger said. "It was a nervy game because we didn't finish things off. We played with the handbrake on because of our recent history but there have been times when we have played well and...
  • Tim Henman in
    I knew it was never going to be plain sailing and there were a few nervy points along the way,said Henman. "But it's these type of games that are always nice to come through. I didn't play my best but when I needed to, I came through."
  • Steven Gerrard in International Herald Tribune
    It was a nervy match but still a job well done,said Gerrard, who was hit by an object from the Marseille fans while taking a corner at the end of the first half. "We wanted all three points and a clean sheet and we got both of those. It...

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