Adjective(1) being in a tense state(2) showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger(3) offensively bold
(1) Krugman caught my notice for being one guy with a really nervy suggestion on how Japan could get out of its deflationary spiral.(2) We were a bit nervy after our recent results, but John Martin was unbelievable.(3) He is a nervy , jumpy sort of a chap, who follows people with his eyes as they move about a room, and he is constantly twitching about, seeking approval and trying to be everyone's mom.(4) It's surreal, and with a little more tweaking, it could even have been nervy and discomfiting, but it's too detached from the ├ö├ç├┐Ring├ö├ç├û mythology to be effective in this film.(5) Audiard has done a masterful job of creating a brash, nervy film that is poignant without ever being pretentious.(6) He carried his bat for 102 from 153 deliveries and provided the backbone of an innings which featured a nervy patch during which three of the upper order were dismissed for ducks.(7) It is going to be a tense, nervy , and, ultimately, unforgettable series.(8) I don't have a television (and have never been a big fan anyway - it makes me nervy and uncomfortable) or net access at home, but I find the radio an excellent companion.(9) On Wasp Star, XTC come back to their nervy , new-wavish geek-boy rock, producing a startlingly fresh album for guys that have been doing this for over 20 years.(10) Southend were forced to defend in numbers as the closing minutes ticked away, and while they had to endure some nervy moments, they held on to gain a narrow win.(11) Blue-chip shares were left teetering at the 4000 mark yesterday as nervy investors continued to fret over the global economy.(12) But investors in London were nervy from the off after computer games retailer Game issued a profits warning and sent a chill through the sector.(13) Most stand-up comedians have a nervy edge - it's no picnic, after all, standing alone on stage while people stare at you, demanding you make them laugh.(14) Result, everyone is left feeling anxious, nervy and vaguely irritated.(15) I have gone from being very pressurised and tense and nervy to being more relaxed and far happier with how things are.(16) It's a nervy undertaking, but that's what local artist and Night of Artists festival organizer Phil Alain did in 1997.
1. audacious ::
2. brash ::
3. uptight ::
1. meek ::
2. retiring ::
3. shy ::
4. timid ::
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