Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The structure in which a nerve terminates, as an end-plate in a muscle.

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  • adjective Attributive form of nerve ending, noun.

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Examples

  • Creeping from your brain and slowly extending to every bloody nerve-ending.

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  • Creeping from your brain and slowly extending to every bloody nerve-ending.

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  • When we make love, most of us have a particular goal in mind: that moment when our entire body seems to stem from one central point, every nerve-ending tingling wildly as fireworks assault our brain.

    Reaching the Climax

  • When we make love, most of us have a particular goal in mind: that moment when our entire body seems to stem from one central point, every nerve-ending tingling wildly as fireworks assault our brain.

    April 2007

  • Every muscle and nerve-ending of the Republican constituency in Congress will stiffen and resist any call for impeachment that the new majority makes, which is why the Democratic strategists prefer to let it be (off the table), at this point.

    The Hidden Reason Republicans Fear Impeachment

  • So now she was suffering the outcome of that pride as every nerve-ending bombarded her body with messages that were dangerously and explicitly erotic.

    Master of Pleasure

  • I emerged at length from a nest of flattened pillows, damp, gasping, quivering in every engorged and slippery nerve-ending, and thoroughly awake.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • The soccer game, the desire to play soccer, the collision with the other player, the nerve-ending pain reaction, the emotions and feelings, the call to a parent for help—all are electrical signals that run from the environment to the senses, body systems, and the brain, and then back again.

    The Wonder of Children

  • The soccer game, the desire to play soccer, the collision with the other player, the nerve-ending pain reaction, the emotions and feelings, the call to a parent for help—all are electrical signals that run from the environment to the senses, body systems, and the brain, and then back again.

    The Wonder of Children

  • Angry resentment and pain still licked along Faye's every nerve-ending but she was already regretting hurling revealing recriminations about the marriage that had not been a proper marriage.

    The Arabian Mistress

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