nerve

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Synonyms for nerve

tension

get on someone's nerves

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nerve yourself

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  • brace yourself
  • prepare yourself
  • steel yourself
  • fortify yourself
  • gear yourself up
  • gee yourself up

Synonyms for nerve

Synonyms for nerve

References in periodicals archive ?
Burrows had been left to rot with the reserves when Bruce made a comment that hit a raw nerve.
THE comments made by Post City Editor Larry Neild about the recovery of Liverpool certainly hit a raw nerve with the Lib Dems.
SKODA hit a raw nerve when they launched their hot hatch, Fabia vRS last year.
The show also hit a raw nerve with the Juventus football team who walked out after bearing the brunt of crass humour.
WE SEEM to have hit a raw nerve with Nancy Sorrell, the lap-dancing girlfriend of Vic Reeves.