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showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger

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offensively bold

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And the longer the game goes on with us in the mix, the nervier Chelsea and their fans will get, no question about it.
ANDREW MCINNES FALKIRK striker Rory Loy was relieved to get the killer second goal after his penalty miss made this nervier than it should have been.
Things should have got nervier still had Thorp not made better use of the eternity he had to get underneath Tim Phillips' looping sweep with eight needed for victory.
Mark Allen turned many heads when forging a 6-2 lead over Ding Junhui on Monday, but the Antrim potter endured a much nervier time yesterday when fending off the Chinese ace, who levelled at 7-7 and 8-8, to progress 9-8.
Jones' fly-hack in his 22 rebounded off a stray body straight to a Parma man, and after one phase of play Roberto Quartaroli ducked into the corner to make a tense tie even nervier.
However, McDonnell's side currently lie seventh in the Premier League of the Business Assistance Liverpool Competition and it is unclear whether they will be in a comfort zone or a somewhat nervier area of the division by late August.
It's also going to get a far lot nervier, and tougher, over the last four games.
There's no nervier superstar out there today than Kidman, who neatly divides her efforts between arcane provocations (``Dogville,'' ``The Hours'') and mainstream nonsense (``Stepford Wives,'' the upcoming ``Bewitched'').
Yet early on, Swindon looked much the nervier as County went close to scoring.
Stark said: "It was nervier than it should have been as we created some excellent chances to put the game to bed but didn't take them.
The only disappointing thing was we went to sleep a little bit and we made it nervier than it should have been by conceding a poor goal.