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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NERVE RACKING

The high officials in both countries lived in an uncertainty as to events in Cuba which must have been nerve racking.

Friday, July Fourth, was celebrated by the absence of fire-crackers and fireworks and other nerve racking and dangerous devices.

It was nerve racking to meet so many curves and not to know whether the riders would pass us on the right or on the left.

He has a very short time in which to accomplish a great deal, and his position at best is nerve racking.

We were all "dreadful tired," for this was the third night of late hours and nerve racking strain.