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  • noun Plural form of nailbiter.

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Examples

  • * Dems on defense everwhere: Interesting polling from The Hill, which surveys a dozen key toss-up House races all over the country and finds the GOP candidates leading in eleven of them, though in many cases the races remain nailbiters.

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  • Researchers at North Carolina State and South Carolina evaluated traffic deaths after 271 pro and college football and basketball games from 2001 to 2008 and found that nailbiters were much more likely to result in deaths than blowouts.

    Tar Heels Peaking At the Right Time

  • Granted a major reason for these unexpected nailbiters is simply the struggles of the traditional powers.

    Upsetting the Rugby Hierarchy

  • But the previous two wins were nailbiters by a total of five points.

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  • Take a peek at the nailbiters we have to look forward to in Season 2.

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  • And by status quo, Sunstein means continued 5-to-4 nailbiters at the High Court.

    Alexander Heffner: A McCain Court: Likely Less Than Maverick

  • Alabama's closest game thus far has been a 16-point victory at Penn State; LSU's 13-point wins over Oregon and at Mississippi State pass for the Tigers' nailbiters.

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  • KU junior Tyrel Reed said he had mixed feelings about nailbiters.

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  • A quick look at a handful of the top teams shows the Jayhawks, who lead the country in scoring margin of victory, have not played an inordinate amount of nailbiters.

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  • A quick look at a handful of the top teams shows the Jayhawks, who lead the country in scoring margin of victory, have not played an inordinate amount of nailbiters.

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