nerveless


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marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances)

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lacking strength

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I'm crying for you, Arthur,' I replied, speedily drying my tears; and starting up, I threw myself on my knees before him, and clasping his nerveless hand between my own, continued: 'Don't you know that you are a part of myself?
Then he stooped and snatched the zebra's tail from the nerveless fingers of the unconscious man and without a backward glance retraced his footsteps across the village.
Others heard, too, and saw, from the darkness of their huts--bold warriors, hideously painted, grasping heavy war spears in nerveless fingers.
He walked with the nerveless gait of a tramp going on, still going on, indifferent to rain or sun in a sinister detachment from the aspects of sky and earth.
It was, only at moments, however, as some slight impediment opposed itself to his loitering progress, that his person, which, in its ordinary gait seemed so lounging and nerveless, displayed any of those energies, which lay latent in his system, like the slumbering and unwieldy, but terrible, strength of the elephant.
Nerveless Grealish Rodgers's tactical switch had brought immediate dividends, but his side's lead would not last long.
His nerveless ability to meet the demanding technical specification set out by experts from Johnstone's Trade saw him claim the coveted title, as well as a prize haul worth more than PS2,000.
His nerveless equaliser allowed the Dutch the chance to win with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's late spot-kick to earn tomorrow's clash with Costa Rica in Salvador.
Golden boy Neymar's four goals had carried Brazil through the group stage, yet he faced up to the unthinkable prospect of seeing them crash out of their own World Cup before his nerveless effort.
And their reward came when hooker Liam Belcher was driven over, Humberstone converting and securing the win with a nerveless penalty.
Peterhead boss Jim McInally hailed his nerveless team after they took another step towards the League Two title.
Cibulkova's only previous grand slam semi-final came at the 2009 French Open but she appeared completely nerveless in routing fifth seed Radwanska 6-1 6-2.
Manley, from Aberdare in South Wales, has been a regular on both the European Tour and Challenge Tour since 2004 and has let chances slip before to claim a first title, but he made no mistake this time after bouncing back from a bogey on the opening hole to produce a nerveless performance.
And after seeing Selby, 30, level at 3-3 with a break of 77 he closed out the match helped by a nerveless run of 65.
Andy Murray's clinical, efficient, nerveless dissection of Novak Djokovic on Sunday was the sweetest vindication for him, and for the thousands of devotees and journalists (cough) who've always known he had what it takes.