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nervy

nerv·y

nervy

pronunciation:
nuhr vi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: nervier, nerviest
definition 1: (informal) rudely presumptuous; impertinent; brazen.
antonyms:
polite, restrained
similar words:
impudent, presumptuous
definition 2: showing great courage or endurance; brave.
antonyms:
fainthearted, timid
similar words:
mettlesome
derivations: nervily (adv.), nerviness (n.)