In dictionary for phrase
gnaw was found total 2 words.
To bite, as something hard or tough, which is not readily
separated or crushed; to bite off little by little, with effort; to
wear or eat away by scraping or continuous biting with the teeth; to
To bite in agony or rage.
To corrode; to fret away; to waste.
To use the teeth in biting; to bite with repeated effort,
as in eating or removing with the teethsomething hard, unwiedly, or
gnaw at, eat at, erode, wear away,
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English explanatory dictionary
v. (past part. gnawed or gnawn) 1 a tr. (usu. foll. by away, off, in two, etc.) bite persistently; wear away by biting. b intr. (often foll. by at, into) bite, nibble. 2 a intr. (often foll. by at, into) (of a destructive agent, pain, fear, etc.) corrode; waste away; consume; torture. b tr. corrode, consume, torture, etc. with pain, fear, etc. (was gnawed by doubt). 3 tr. (as gnawing adj.) persistent; worrying. øøgnawingly adv. [OE gnagen, ult. imit.],