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Part of speech: Noun

One of the gray cordlike fibers which serve as a means of communication between the brain and all parts of the body; bodily or mental strength or control; coolness; the strong vein of a leaf.

Part of speech: Verb

To fill with vigor, strength, or courage.

Usage examples "nerve":
  • " Then you've a good nerve, my lad. - "Menhardoc", George Manville Fenn.
  • But he hadn't the nerve. - "The Mysterious Rider", Zane Grey.
  • But her nerve was shaken. - "K", Mary Roberts Rinehart.