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1) nerve-racking. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Intensely distressing or irritating to the nerves....

2) nerve-wracking, nerve-racking. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...stressful on the nerves, trying of the patience, as in That oral exam was a nerve-wracking [nerve-racking] ordeal. Both spellings are Standard. 1...

3) rack 3. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...clouds. Inflected forms: racked, rackˇing, racks To be driven by the wind; scud: low clouds racking by. Middle English rak, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin...

4) 6861. E M Forster. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 6861 AUTHOR: E M Forster QUOTATION: I have been racking my brains and can find no reply [to] this very reasonable question. I can only suggest that the fictional...

5) rack 6. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: racked, rackˇing, racks To drain (wine or cider) from the dregs. Middle English rakken, from Old Provencal arracar, from raca, stems and husks of...

6) rack 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A fast, flashy, four-beat gait of a horse in which each foot touches the ground separately and at equal intervals. Inflected forms: racked, rackˇing, racks To go...

7) wrack 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Chiefly British Violent destruction of a building or vehicle. 2a. Dried seaweed. b. Marine vegetation, especially kelp. Inflected forms: wracked also racked, wrackˇing,...

8) rack 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Games A triangular frame for arranging billiard or pool balls at the start of a game. c. A receptacle for livestock feed. d. A frame for holding bombs in an aircraft....

9) 38287. Maugham, W. Somerset. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:38287 QUOTATION:Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit....

10) 12345. Churchill, Charles. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:12345 QUOTATION:Little do such men know the toil, the pains,The daily, nightly racking of the brains,To range the thoughts, the matter to digest,To cull fit...

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