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  • adv. In a nerveless manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a composed and unconcerned manner


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  • Cummins, who even managed to cap off his display by nervelessly hitting the winning runs, is one of the more exciting fast-bowling finds in international cricket.

    South Africa v Australia Match Delivered on Thrills

  • Here his smaller side held out nervelessly, with confidence in the inch-perfection of their passing.

    Milton Keynes Dons are putting on the style to achieve their ambitions | Jeremy Alexander

  • The goalkeeper would be beaten by an even better strike in the first half, from Tom Huddlestone, and Van der Vaart went on to work him in the second period before he nervelessly converted the equaliser from the penalty spot.

    Rafael van der Vaart shows Spurs' strikers the way to goal | David Hytner

  • When the trigger was safely down, St. Vincent let the revolver fall from his hand, and with a slight audible sigh sank nervelessly upon a stool.

    CHAPTER 19

  • In the first Test, at Cardiff two weeks ago, Prasanna Jayawardene came in with the Sri Lankan first innings precariously balanced at 159-4, and nervelessly compiled 112 runs in his characteristically aggressive yet elegant style.

    Team's Fate is in Their Hands

  • He did so, and at sight of his scarlet face, the color deepening as he looked at it, he sank down nervelessly in a chair.

    Page 7

  • Finally came a weak lath-like form, trotting and stumbling along with one shoulder forward and his head inclined to the left, his arms dangling nervelessly in the wind as if they were empty sleeves.

    Under the Greenwood Tree

  • Once there, however, he turned the key in the lock and locked himself into his darkened bedroom, and sank nervelessly down onto the neatly made bed, shaking in every limb.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • Also, to their right there lay stretched a chain of mountains towards which the clouds kept wearily, nervelessly tending, while to their left there lay spread a white-laced expanse over the surface of which a roaring wind kept ceaselessly driving transparent columns of spray.

    Through Russia

  • He dropped the rag nervelessly and swayed on his feet.

    Ship Of Destiny


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