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  • as intension
  • as inunease
  • as inanxiety

synonyms for nail-bitings

  • anxiety
  • apprehension
  • concern
  • discomfort
  • hostility
  • jitters
  • nervousness
  • pressure
  • strain
  • suspense
  • unease
  • worry
  • agitation
  • brunt
  • disquiet
  • edginess
  • nerves
  • restlessness
  • uneasiness
  • worriment
  • ants in pants
  • antsiness
  • bad feeling
  • nail-biting
  • pins and needles
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antonyms for nail-bitings

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  • calmness
  • ease
  • peace
  • calm
  • contentedness
  • looseness
  • relaxation
  • slack
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How to use nail-bitings in a sentence

Piegan snorted when I told him we were on the dodge—that they were trying to nail us for holding up the paymaster.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
"Well, as far as public opinion goes, I s'pose Tom has hit the nail on the head," observed Bill.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
He pulled his heavy sweater down off a nail and put it on, scowling because the sleeves had to be pulled in place on his arms.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
He disliked the look of Cash's rough coat and sweater and cap, that hung on a nail over Cash's bunk.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
You,” said I. “You drive a nail as if it were an abstruse problem in differential calculus.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
She essayed to sew, and stitched up a seam wrong side out, and ran the point of the needle under her finger nail.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
In ten minutes he had silently shot back the lock with the old nail, and the boys were on the landing.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Hanging the lantern on a nail, she took the basket and went from one sleeping man to another.
TIGER CATDAVID H. KELLER
Master had hit the right nail on the head this time, he thought: but his adventors an't over yet.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
With a little care the tin can be made to bulge outwardly in the center making room for the nail heads.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
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