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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
agitated, all nerves, apprehensive, beefy, biggety, bluff, bold, bouncing, brash, bulldoggish, cheeky, chutzpadik, cocky, contemptuous, crusty, derisive, discomposed, disquieted, disrespectful, disturbed, doughty, edgy, excitable, excited, facy, fearful, feverish, fidgety, flip, flippant, flurried, flustered, forceful, forcible, forcy, forward, fresh, frightened, full-blooded, full-strength, gally, game, gamy, goosey, gratuitous, gritty, gutsy, gutty, hale, hard, hard as nails, hardy, hearty, hefty, high-strung, husky, impertinent, impudent, iron-hard, irritable, jerky, jittery, jumpy, lusty, malapert, mettlesome, mighty, nerves on edge, nervous, obstinate, on edge, overstrung, panicky, pert, pertinacious, perturbed, plucky, potent, powerful, puissant, red-blooded, resolute, restive, restless, robust, robustious, rude, ruffled, rugged, sassy, saucy, shaken, shaken up, smart, smart-alecky, smart-ass, spirited, spiritful, spooky, spunky, stalwart, steely, stirred up, stout, strapping, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong, strong-willed, sturdy, tenacious, tense, tough, troubled, troublous, turbulent, twitchy, twittery, uncalled-for, uneasy, unpeaceful, unquiet, unrestful, upset, uptight, vigorous, wise-ass
Dictionary Results for nervy:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: being in a tense state [syn: edgy, high-strung,
           highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy,
           overstrung, restive, uptight]
    2: showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger; "the
       nervy feats of mountaineers"
    3: offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old
       rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"
       [syn: brash, cheeky, nervy]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
nervy \nerv"y\ (n[~e]rv"[y^]), a. [Compar. nervier
   (n[~e]rv"[i^]*[~e]r); superl. nerviest.]
   1. Strong; sinewy. "His nervy knees." --Keats.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Offensively bold or presumptuous; insolent; cheeky; pushy.

   3. Exhibiting courage or daring; bold; plucky.

   4. Nervous[6]; apprehensive; edgy[1].

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