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nail-biter

noun

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something (as a close contest) that induces much suspense as to its outcome
  • a presidential election that was one of the great nail-biters of all time

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The first known use of nail-biter was in 1950

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“Nail-biter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nail-biter. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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