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Synonyms for nerve

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nerve, nervus(noun)

    any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body

    heart, mettle, boldness, face, cheek, nervus, brass, spunk

  2. heart, mettle, nerve, spunk(noun)

    the courage to carry on

    "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"

    affection, affectionateness, substance, brass, punk, philia, nervus, meat, tinder, centre, cheek, center, tenderness, kindling, core, marrow, sum, ticker, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, gist, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, pump, essence, face, mettle, warmheartedness, heart and soul, touchwood, fondness, spunk, boldness, eye, middle

  3. boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek(verb)

    impudent aggressiveness

    "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

    font, look, case, hardiness, nervus, aspect, administration, cheek, strikingness, boldness, fount, buttock, impudence, governing body, hardihood, plaque, daring, facial expression, brass section, brass, side, organization, grimace, heart, memorial tablet, spunk, face, organisation, mettle, expression, governance, brass instrument, human face, establishment, typeface, impertinence

  4. steel, nerve(verb)

    get ready for something difficult or unpleasant


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nerve

    strength, firmness, resolution

    nerveless, forceless, feeble, weak, enfeebled, impotent, palsied

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nerve(n.)

    strength, power, force

  2. nerve(n.)

    courage, pluck, fortitude, firmness, resolution, hardihood, manhood

  3. nerve(v. a.)

    strengthen, invigorate, fortify, brace

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  1. Marco Rubio:

    We know that for the better part of this year Assad has been using chlorine bombs against innocent civilians and population centers, and now ... a couple days ago, a nerve agent, sarin.

  2. Kat Van Kirk:

    This means it can help fortify your overall health and be better on your stomach so you won’t feel sluggish during sex, she says. RELATED: Shirtless Nick Jonas Explains How He Got His New Buff Body 5. There's even a beer specifically engineered to enhance performance. 50 Shades of Green is basically like green juice and Viagra combined. It uses ginseng, ginkgo biloba and damiana to achieve increased sexual desire, blood flow and nerve stimulation.

  3. John Carey:

    I'm inclined to think we'll reach some agreements and move forward... but certainly there's a lot of posturing and positioning, and it can be a little nerve-racking for investors who are wondering which companies and which countries might be affected and how.

  4. Jackie Meador:

    It's kind of nerve-wracking, when I won the school bee and beat the fifth graders, I realized I might be good at it.

  5. Whistler family:

    She underwent emergency, life-saving surgery after being airlifted…and her injuries include collapsed lungs; a broken jaw, clavicle, multiple neck vertebras, and ribs; a severed vertebral vein; significant nerve damage; and numerous related injuries.

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