nervy


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showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger

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offensively bold

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nervy final five punished a but Lussick's conversions the a in really disappointed own "But we're enough teams now.
6 tom davies A fine second half performance after a nervy first - and what an honour for him to be made captain.
"They (Loovens and Majstorovic) made a nervy start," he said.
Summary: Inter Milan clinched a fifth consecutive Serie A crown on Sunday after edging to a nervy final-day victory over Siena.
BARCELONA made it seven trophies out of nine in the Per Guardiola era as they overcame a nervy opening to thrash Real Valladolid, relegated as a result, at the Nou Camp last night and sealed a second successive league title on an exciting last day of the Primera Division season.
Christchurch, Apr 23(ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond has admitted that his last few days in India were "nervy" following the bomb blasts outside M.
But a deflected free-kick from Andy Thomson late on for the visitors made it a nervy finish for Shotts.
DINARA SAFINA is the 4-9 favourite to beat Svetlana Kuznetsova in tomorrow's women's French Open final after the Russian duo stumbled through nervy semi-finals at Roland Garros yesterday.
"One Lives in Stone": So long the wind begins to fade / to gray, one lives in stone, steel / as though no other form exists, / contained under a nervy sky.
In fact, it's so well-crafted--with the kind of rich characterizations and mature storytelling that Araki's nervy early films (The Living End, The Doom Generation) mocked rather than aspired to--that it should open up a world of opportunities for its auteur.
It's too bad that the Archbishop was not as "nervy" as the P.M., when--he as reported--"deliberately avoided mentioning Jesus or the Trinity out of sensitivity to the others", while allowing the other faiths the freedom to "mention whatever they wanted to mention".
Despite the unassuming size of many of Rothenberg's early works, not to mention their seemingly equivalent and teleological placing, their nervy intensity and rapt presence stymied any attempt to move smoothly from one to the next.
Parishioner Jim Burns, one of the church's two dismissed trustees, called Bishop Ingham's action "pretty nervy."
I had chatted with Feld a week or so earlier, and he seemed his usual wary, nervy, witty, charming, prickly, unsettled, unsettling self.
That was badly received by nervy investors, who have been bruised by WorldCom and Enron.