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It was all the nail­ biting stuff of keeping up all night working.

Another Sunday, another nail-biting episode of Breaking Bad.

During the nail-biting 2008 Democratic presidential primary, Obama was in it to win it.

There are moments of exultation and frustration, of nail-biting anxiety, and the normal banter that characterizes any workplace.

A sports movie and a redemption story and a drug movie and a nail-biting tale of success!

Certain other childish habits, such as nail-biting, have also been described as sexual manifestations.

Nail biting is an unsightly habit, one that may even hinder one's social acceptance.

When are nail-biting and dirt-eating seen, and how are they to be controlled?


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On this page you'll find 191 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nail-biting, such as: anxious, edgy, fidgety, high-strung, hyper, and impatient.

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