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  Definition of Nerve
  1. impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn''t believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
  2. the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven''t got the heart for baseball"
  3. any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
  4. get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
Similar Words: boldness, brass, face, cheek, heart, mettle, spunk, nervus, steel

 

Hyponyms: audacity, audaciousness, 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

 

Derivational Morphology: cheek, confront, face, steel, heart, mettle, spunk

 

Anagrams: Verne, never

 

 
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