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nerve-racking

nerve-rack·ing (nerve-wrack·ing)

nerve-racking (nerve-wracking)

 
pronunciation:
nuhrv rae kIng
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part of speech: adjective
definition: inflicting great strain or irritation on one's patience, courage, or the like.
Standardized tests, with their strict time limits, can be nerve-wracking for test-takers.Waiting to hear the result of the operation was nerve-wracking.
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