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Entry Word: nerve
Function: noun
Text: 1 shameless boldness <you've got a lot of nerve showing up here> -- see EFFRONTERY
2 strength of mind to carry on in spite of danger <that daring rescue took some nerve> -- see COURAGE
3 nerves plural
a sense of panic or extreme nervousness <a veteran performer who still gets a case of the nerves before performances> -- see JITTERS