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English definition of “nerve-racking”


adjective [not gradable] (also nerve-wracking)  /ˈnɜrv ˌræk·ɪŋ/ us  
difficult to do and causing a lot of worry or anxiety: I had to go out and find a new job, which is always a nerve-racking experience.
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