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jitters

plural noun    /ˈdʒɪt̬·ərz/
a feeling of being nervous that you experience before something important happens : I always get the jitters the morning before an exam . jittery    /ˈdʒɪt̬·ə·ri/ adjective Gwen always felt jittery when she got up on stage .
(Definition of jitters plural noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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