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Definition of "nerved" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of nerve. (verb)
  • Having one or more principal veins, especially of a leaf. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nerved" in a sentence
  • "The cry that issued from the Southron troops at this sight again nerved the vengeful Edward; and ordering the signal for his reserve to advance, he renewed the attack; and assaulting Wallace, with all the fury of his heart in his eyes and arms, he tore the earth with the trampling of disappointed vengeance, when he found the invincible phalanx still stood firm."
  • "The name nerved me, as blood knits the sinews of the tiger."
  • "He nerved himself for the blow, but it was not heavy enough nor swift enough."