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Investors are growing increasingly jittery that a collapse could spread to other property developers, revealing systemic vulnerabilities.

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It is the medical professionals who can best convey the possible risks of both the vaccines and the disease to a jittery public, Moore said.

Since I get jittery just looking at roller coasters, I don’t know why my mind went to space so quickly.

Lab experiments dropping laser-cooled antiatoms — instead of warm, jittery ones — into free fall could provide a clearer view of gravity’s effects.

“Loving” engaged with some of the same themes as “Play Misty for Me,” including jittery sexual anxiety and the treacherous tectonics of shifting gender roles.

He slowed down the action at times for effect; he jolted the camera to mimic the jittery imperfection of a documentary.

On Wednesday night, the police whose job it is to keep Buckingham Palace secure, were, understandably, feeling somewhat jittery.

The key for her will be to prove her viability, quickly, before more labor unions and big-pocketed donors start getting jittery.

The learning curve for U.S. presidents can make for jittery moments.

Well, Republicans want to make Democrats fearful and jittery and reactive—appear to be accepting the Republican premise.

Since the Skye excitement everyone is inclined to be jittery and nerves are stretched tightly.

And I'll admit that I was as jittery as a hen on a hot stove until we got this Fortress off the ground, and into the air.

Chub flushed, knowing full well that reference was being made to the jittery way he had talked about ghosts.

But before he could come near enough, Pal charged the blackbirds and sent them in jittery flight back to the trees.

Mrs. RVS started to get jittery at about ten mps away from home, and above fifteen, she was trembling steadily.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jittery, such as: anxious, apprehensive, edgy, excitable, fidgety, and jumpy.

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