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  • adj. comparative form of nervy: more nervy


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  • Since then, Coco has developed into something nervier and the reggae has been overshadowed by synth-driven rock: comparisons with the Killers would be more apt.

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  • I was among the nervier kids, I'd say, and there was also a vicious side to me.

    Brother Ray

  • "It would take a nervier gang than Arizona owns to try and rob this outfit," and Blake looked complacently around among the shadowy forms of the troopers flitting about the bivouac.

    A Wounded Name

  • Cooper's performance suggests a nervier, nastier movie than the one we get. Top Stories

  • The song's reverberant creep does something right for Ms. Rae's light, curling voice, which has rarely sounded nervier.

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  • He lifted the WGC-CA Championship in Miami by a much more comfortable four-shot margin two weeks ago and this was a far nervier affair.

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  • The younger, nervier of the two, Danny defers to the more experienced Vic, who acts with a steely conviction.

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  • But the Bulldogs led 3-0 and gave up two unassisted goals in 2: 59 early in the third to make things a little nervier than they might have liked.

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  • He could have given the picture the craziness and explosive wit it lacks now and needs; he might have been faithful, but in his fashion, and nervier.

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  • The Yes Men Fix the World, they ramp up the stakes along with the production values, yielding a slicker, nervier film that's also - unexpectedly - more sincere. Chronicle


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