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nerves

 
Noun nerve has 3 senses
  1. nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
    --1 is a kind of psychological state, mental state; fiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle, fasciculus; psychological state, mental state; fiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle, fasciculus
    --1 has parts: radicle; nerve fiber, nerve fibre; synapse
    --1 has particulars:
     jitters, heebie-jeebies, screaming meemies; strain, mental strain, nervous strain; 2 of 3 senses of nerve ; nerve, nervus; motor nerve; sensory nerve; cranial nerve; depressor, depressor nerve; radial nerve, nervus radialis, musculospiral nerve; splanchnic nerve; sciatic nerve, nervus ischiadicus; saphenous nerve, nervus saphenus; ulnar nerve, cubital nerve, nervus ulnaris; spinal nerve, nervus spinalis; nervousness, nerves; jitters, heebie-jeebies, screaming meemies; strain, mental strain, nervous strain; 2 of 3 senses of nerve ; nerve, nervus; motor nerve; sensory nerve; cranial nerve; depressor, depressor nerve; radial nerve, nervus radialis, musculospiral nerve; splanchnic nerve; sciatic nerve, nervus ischiadicus; saphenous nerve, nervus saphenus; ulnar nerve, cubital nerve, nervus ulnaris; spinal nerve, nervus spinalis
  2. 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 self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, self-command, self-will; courage, courageousness, bravery; self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, self-command, self-will; courage, courageousness, bravery
    Derived form: verb nerve1
  3. 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; aggressiveness
    --3 has particulars:
     audacity, audaciousness; boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek; audacity, audaciousness
Verb nerve has 1 sense
  1. steel, nerve - get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
    --1 is one way to brace, poise
    Derived form: noun nerve2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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