heebie-jeebies


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a state of nervous restlessness or agitation

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Two weeks later she was clicking and dragging photos into folders and putting great-grandkids' birthdays on the calendar she initially said she'd never use - even if she gets the heebie-jeebies whenever I offer to help.
I get the heebie-jeebies reading over and over about the need to install timers at traffic signals.
We are asked to say a neat 'hello' to Timothy Limpet, a hairy troll who lives far way, and likes to be tidy, unlike normal trolls who' live in damp, dark, squelchy caves and like to scare the heebie-jeebies out of anyone they can'.
Poor Marc gets the heebie-jeebies whenever he has the chance to win and it is that frailty and the generous quote that accompanies it that makes him a golfer that FP bettors can work with.
not to get the heebie-jeebies," said Christopher Rosen of the (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/28/final-master-trailer_n_1835820.html?utm_hp_ref=entertainment) Huffington Post .
Yet it's not Syria which wakes world leaders in the middle of the night with the screaming heebie-jeebies.
If you caught the thriller of the year Contagion in the cinema, you've probably just about got over the heebie-jeebies it gave you enough to watch it again.
How often is it that someone begs you to give them the heebie-jeebies? Around here, we do it every October.
Suffering Weltschmerz, jitters, heebie-jeebies, or mid-life crisis?
If the thought of building your own coffin gives you the heebie-jeebies, you can opt for sustainability in other ways.
IE6 still gives developers the twitching heebie-jeebies, but IE9 is a completely different beast.
Co-star Ashley Bell gave him the heebie-jeebies on the set.
The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB's: A Secret History of Jewish Punk, by Steven Lee Beeber, Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2006.
She states, "I find it strange that people associate morality with religion." She defines morality as "the desire to do good in the world" and goes on to say that "most of the people whom I would call moral in this way are not at all religious." The intensity of her antireligious feelings can be felt in this admission: "Any church or synagogue or mosque, any font of worship devoted to a singular all-powerful God, gives me the heebie-jeebies." And about literature she says that in novels, movies, plays, and operas, "The more their moral tone is evident, the less I trust them." This essay is as much about Lesser as about Hume.