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gnaw


In dictionary for phrase gnaw was found total 2 words.

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gnaw hryzat v:
Gnaw Hryzat

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gnaw

Definition:

GnawTo 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 nibble at.
GnawTo bite in agony or rage.
GnawTo corrode; to fret away; to waste.
GnawTo use the teeth in biting; to bite with repeated effort, as in eating or removing with the teethsomething hard, unwiedly, or unmanageable.

Synonyms:

gnaw at, eat at, erode, wear away,

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Number of lists: 2
(verb) chew (generic term)|masticate (generic term)|manducate (generic term)|jaw (generic term)|bite (generic term)|seize with teeth (generic term)
(verb) erode|gnaw at|eat at|wear away|decay (generic term)|crumble (generic term)|delapidate (generic term)

Antonyms:

Nothing antonyms found for term: gnaw

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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.],

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Merrian-Webster dictionary

Term Word class Description
gnaw verbto produce an effect of or as if of gnawing

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