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1‘as he ate, she found herself chattering away to him out of nervousness’
anxiety, edginess, tension, nervous tension, agitation, strain, stress, tenseness, worry, restlessness, jumpiness, apprehensiveness, apprehension, uneasiness, disquiet, fear, fearfulness, trepidation, perturbation, alarm
informal jitteriness, twitchiness, butterflies, butterflies in one's stomach, collywobbles, the jitters, the willies, the heebie-jeebies, the jumps, the shakes, jim-jams, the yips
British informal the abdabs, the habdabs, the screaming abdabs, the screaming habdabs
Australian rhyming slang Joe Blakes
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