verb (used with object), gnawed, gnawed or gnawn, gnaw·ing.
verb (used without object), gnawed, gnawed or gnawn, gnaw·ing.
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In the end, the ethical implications of using a drug to pull statements from otherwise unwilling people began to gnaw.Would Truth Serum Work on James Holmes in the Aurora Shooting Trial?|Kent Sepkowitz|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Upon my word, that ghastly old maid looks just like one of the long worms that will gnaw a beam through, give them time enough.Father Goriot|Honore de Balzac
So he said they would leave him in the yard to gnaw his bone, and that then he would probably go away.Jonas on a Farm in Winter|Jacob Abbott
After they got ashore, she called her dogs and let them gnaw off the feet and hands of her father while he was asleep.The Central Eskimo|Franz Boas