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1. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body.

Synonyms

  • afferent
  • nervus radialis
  • ulnar nerve
  • nervus spinalis
  • motor nerve
  • afferent nerve
  • cranial nerve
  • sciatic nerve
  • nervus saphenus
  • cubital nerve
  • depressor
  • splanchnic nerve
  • efferent nerve
  • sensory nerve
  • nervus ulnaris
  • nervus
  • nerve fibre
  • musculospiral nerve
  • fascicle
  • saphenous nerve
  • radial nerve
  • nerve fiber
  • depressor nerve
  • fibre bundle
  • nervus ischiadicus
  • spinal nerve
  • radicle
  • synapse
  • fiber bundle
  • fasciculus

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

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Rhymes with Nerve

  • underserve
  • preserve
  • conserve
  • reserve
  • observe
  • hors-d-oeuvre
  • deserve
  • swerve
  • zurve
  • verve
  • serve
  • serv
  • mirv
  • merv
  • herve
  • d'oeuvre
  • curve
  • oeuvre
  • irve
  • irv

Sentences with nerve


1. Noun, singular or mass
Keep your back straight and your shoulders back when you sit with a pinched nerve 1.

2. Verb, base form
Too much can lead to nerve damage and numbness.

3. Adjective
Treatment typically includes peroneal nerve injury exercises to maintain mobility of the affected leg.

Quotes about nerve


1. The thing about growing up with Fred and George,"said Ginny thoughtfully, "is that you sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

2. I feel like, like pudding,"Iggy groaned. "Pudding with nerve endings. Pudding in great pain.
- James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

3. I'm very shy, and I shy away from people. But the moment I hit the stage, it's a different feeling I get nerve from somewhere; maybe it's because it's something I love to do.
- Ella Fitzgerald

2. nerve-racking

adjective. ['ˌnɝːvˈrækɪŋ'] extremely irritating to the nerves.

Synonyms

  • nerve-wracking
  • disagreeable
  • trying

Antonyms

  • congenial
  • good-natured
  • easy
  • consonant

3. nerve-wracking

adjective. extremely irritating to the nerves.

Synonyms

  • nerve-racking
  • disagreeable
  • trying

Antonyms

  • congenial
  • good-natured
  • easy
  • consonant

4. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] the courage to carry on.

Synonyms

  • braveness
  • courageousness
  • bravery
  • mettle
  • spunk
  • heart

Antonyms

  • fear
  • timidity
  • agreeableness
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5. nerve

verb. ['ˈnɝːv'] get ready for something difficult or unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • steel
  • brace

Antonyms

  • back
  • uncover
  • timid

6. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] impudent aggressiveness.

Synonyms

  • brass
  • aggressiveness
  • face
  • boldness
  • audaciousness
  • cheek

Antonyms

  • efferent
  • faintheartedness
  • cowardly
  • fearfulness
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