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  • adjective superlative form of nervy: most nervy.

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Examples

  • Of all the grand ambitions laid out by President Obama, the nerviest might be his promise to transform American politics.

    The Washington Post's Humbug: Business as Usual in DC

  • Of all the grand ambitions laid out by President Obama, the nerviest might be his promise to transform American politics.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • One of the nerviest forms of mustard is the dried powdered kind, like Coleman's in the memorable yellow can, or the even hotter "Oriental" mustard powders $2 for 4 ounces, penzeys.com , freshly mixed with plain cold water.

    The Commitment-Phobe's Condiment

  • The big fellow at the wheel — the nerviest and most conscienceless scoundrel in the

    THE PEARLS OF PARLAY

  • And yet -- the men in the trained-animal game acknowledged him the nerviest and most nerveless of the profession.

    CHAPTER XXIV

  • Did daytime's naughtiest, nerviest soap suddenly get cold feet?

    Was The Bold and the Beautiful Too Bold for TV?

  • An islander who manages to climb aboard Grief's schooner reports that Narii Herring of the Nuhiva, "an English Jew half-caste .... the nerviest and most conscienceless scoundrel in the Paumotus," tried to steal Parlay's pearls and that Parlay is up in a tree, Herring in another.

    “Have you lived? What have you got to show for it?”

  • The nerviest thing about The Rapture, Michael Tolkin's outrageously uncompromising first film, is that its central relationship -- a love/hate one -- is between its born-again protagonist and God.

    Dark Nights Of The Soul

  • Replete with humor and plenty of risqué innuendos, the novels made Honey out as “the nerviest, curviest P.I. in Los Angeles -- or anywhere else for that matter,” to repeat one description.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Completely astonished, my incredulous father gets back up and opens the door, to what he now deems the nerviest dog he has ever met.

    wendchymes Diary Entry

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