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synonyms for twitchy

  • a bundle of nerves
  • all wound up
  • anxious
  • critical
  • excitable
  • excited
  • fidgety
  • high-strung
  • ill at ease
  • impatient
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • jittery
  • jumpy
  • keyed up
  • nervous
  • on edge
  • overstrung
  • restive
  • restless
  • skittish
  • tense
  • touchy
  • uneasy
  • uptight
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Her most positive experience was the revelation of Mrs. Flickerbaugh, the tall, thin, twitchy wife of the attorney.
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Maybe he felt something then, a twitchy twinge of grief, but he swallowed hard and it went away.
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The Probationer, rather twitchy from excitement and anxiety, felt her heart stop and race on again.
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"Same place you dig up those twitchy CV types you have spooking up your outer office," I snapped.
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She was one of those twitchy hyper-thyroid clairvoyants that he likes to test.
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She sat on the porch, rocking, fanning, twitchy with Hugh's whining.
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He was still tense and twitchy when they reached the factory.
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WORDS RELATED TO TWITCHY

  • antsy
  • apprehensive
  • high-strung
  • hyper
  • impatient
  • jerky
  • jittery
  • jumpy
  • nervous
  • nervous wreck
  • nervy
  • on edge
  • on pins and needles
  • restive
  • restless
  • spooked
  • spooky
  • twitchy
  • uneasy
  • unrestful
  • up the wall
  • wired
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