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Noun nerve has 3 senses
- nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
--1 is a kind of fiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle, fasciculus
--1 has parts: radicle; nerve fiber, nerve fibre; synapse
--1 has particulars:
- heart, mettle, nerve, spunk - the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
--2 is a kind of courage, courageousness, bravery
- boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek - impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
--3 is a kind of aggressiveness
--3 has particulars: audacity, audaciousness
Verb nerve has 1 sense
- steel, nerve - get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
--1 is one way to brace, poise
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