In the end, the ethical implications of using a drug to pull statements from otherwise unwilling people began to gnaw.
Stanley Crouch on why there are so many predators “looking for some high-profile black female meat to give the gnaw.”
Under the table, the dogs gathered to gnaw the bones that were flung to them.
This they do by sending an animal into the body of the child to gnaw its vitals.
They are great gnawers, and will gnaw your house down if you do not look out.
He'd gnaw, or pull his foot off, if we tied the trap to a tree.
The squirrels chatter at sunrise, and gnaw off the full-grown burrs of the chestnuts.
Then by degrees the fox revived and began to gnaw once more.
Then it was, the wish to fly from this neighbourhood began to grow and gnaw upon her, till it became a wild and passionate desire.
True, it has nothing to do, at every hour of the day and night, but gnaw.
Old English gnagan (past tense *gnog, past participle gnagan) "to gnaw," a common Germanic word (cf. Old Saxon gnagan, Old Norse, Swedish gnaga, Middle Dutch, Dutch knagen, Old High German gnagan, German nagen "to gnaw"), probably imitative of gnawing. Related: Gnawed; gnawing.