jumpy


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feeling or exhibiting nervous tension

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causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

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"Cora and David thought of Jumpy as a good play and an interesting story about a woman and modern struggles.
Surf Ache's narrative is jumpy and the plot predictable.
Usually when I think of edits, I think of older songs getting redone for dancefloor impact, but Thomas picked a recent track he was into and looped the jumpy acoustic guitar riff and soft hi-hat tick until he had an edit that worked.
Beat junkies familiar with the jumpy New York dance-punk of LCD mastermind James Murphy may be startled by4533's spacey title track (which actually runs a little longer than its name suggests).
How can I show him affection even when I'm jumpy and scared?
Brad Pitt needs to find help for injured wife Cate Blanchett during a trip to Morocco that proves anything but recuperative, while back in San Diego, the couple's Mexican nanny shuttles their fair-haired children across the border to Mexico for a wedding and everything goes awry when a jumpy Gael Garcia Bernal (Y Tu Mama Tambien) hinders their trip back.
Patients could ingest the compound by drinking it, the investigators reported--although a representative from a health insurance company noted that "simply and inexpensively allowing radioactive scorpions to crawl upon the patient until a scorpion becomes jumpy is in the interest of maximizing health care efficiencies via stream lining treatment delivery paradigms."
Designed specifically for children, or simply the child-within any customer, Frappe 4 Kids is sure to satisfy those jumpy taste buds, as well as the nutrition level.
Patients could take the therapeutic compound by drinking it--but a health insurance representative noted that "simply allowing radioactive scorpions to crawl upon the patient until a scorpion becomes jumpy is in the interest of maximizing health care efficiencies by streamlining treatment delivery."
The extremely pixelated video rendered movement halting and jumpy. Parallax between the viewfinder space and exposure space of the camera phone (what one saw in the phone's screen didn't quite match what was recorded) resulted in displaced shots of people's chests instead of their faces, the bottoms of signs.
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The DGA deal is certain to calm Hollywood's jumpy nerves.
Right now, though, he is, jumpy, anxious; ready to be outside doing something, playing ball, whatever.
``Otherwise,people are jumpy without it having a good effect.'' Meanwhile, a senior Whitehall official was reported as having told Prime Minister Tony Blair that he was concerned about measures to protect Britain from a nuclear ``dirty bomb'' attack by terrorists.
Yet some people would claim we are oppressing Jumpy. That he is debased and wronged, being owned by my son.