Thesaurus / nerve-racking
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But it was undeniably too fast and nerve-racking for most farmers.

The Romance of the ReaperHerbert Newton Casson

Time and again this nerve-racking experience was encountered.

Further acquaintance reveals to me the fact that it is the seething center of the most nerve-racking excitement.

Of course when you were dealing with hundreds of people, you did not have any nerve-racking hysterics about any one man.

The silence of those three men crouching like tigers about to leap was more menacing than the nerve-racking yells.

It was a melancholy sound but full of menace—a whoo-hoo-hoo-oo-oo—repeated at long, uncertain, nerve-racking intervals.

Neighbors UnknownCharles G. D. Roberts

He made the mere unlocking of the door a nerve-racking sound, and stamped in swearing under his breath.

It was fetched; nerve-racking blows rained on the grille; puffing servants applied it as a lever, as a battering-ram, as a club.

The Green MouseRobert W. Chambers

All the excitement and enjoyment were Dahlgren's; all the dull monotony and nerve-racking strain ours.

He had no thoughts save for the nerve-racking, body-destroying toil.

Martin EdenJack London

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.