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Main Entry: 1nerve
Function: noun 1: TENDON <strain every nerve> 2: one of the stringy bands of nervous tissue connecting the nervous system with other organs and carrying nerve impulses 3 a: power of endurance or control <a test of mind and nerve> b: fearless boldness <had the nerve to confront the mysterious stranger> c: behavior marked by a rude or disrespectful boldness <what nerve of her to say that> 4 a: a sore or sensitive point <that remark hit a nerve> bplural: a condition of being very nervous : JITTERS <had a case of the nerves before her performance> 5: a vein in a leaf or in the wing of an insect 6: the sensitive soft inner part of a tooth - nerved /nrvd/ adjective