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Synonyms for nerve

Noun

1. nerve, nervus, fiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle, fasciculus
usage: any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
2. heart, mettle, nerve, spunk, courage, courageousness, bravery
usage: the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
3. boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek, aggressiveness
usage: impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

Verb

1. steel, nerve, brace, poise
usage: get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
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