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Adv.1.nervily - in a brash cheeky manner; "brashly, she asked for a rebate"
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The 11th man frequently stopped the game to wipe his glasses clean of sweat, a comic foil that dispelled the growing tension of the last hour as England nervily chased their total.
For Kidman, "Destroyer" is simply the latest in a long career of fascinating, often nervily risk-taking career choices, in which she submerges her lithe grace and porcelain beauty to inhabit the toughest characters and stories.
And the full-on action sequences, staged with stalking tension in settings as diverse as a grain silo and a bathtub, are nervily potent.
Salomon Rondon's persistence down the left channel paid off, earning a fourth minute corner Stoke nervily defended at the far post.
The scores were tied with one Abbott over to go but Chris Jordan and David Willey fell to consecutive balls, the latter nervily run out.
At a nervily compact 74 minutes, "A Monster With a Thousand Heads" often feels as if It's unfolding in real time--even as necessary narrative logistics dictate otherwise.
Chester's candlelit inspection of Hugh, in which he passes the light "across and across" (227) the sleeping face of his illegitimate son, is as nervily compulsive as David Copperfield's nocturnal scrutiny of Uriah Heep.
I started very nervily, but managed to calm down after a few holes and I'm just glad to have got the job done in the end."
A proud Scot, Wilson enjoyed a long-running rivalry with Bristow the "Crafty Cockney", nervily edging him 6-4 after being 5-0 up in the classic world final of 1989.