verb (used with object), gnawed, gnawed or gnawn, gnaw·ing.
verb (used without object), gnawed, gnawed or gnawn, gnaw·ing.
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Gellhorn was the better journalist and war correspondent, a fact that gnawed at Hemingway.The Wonderful ‘Hemingway & Gellhorn:’ Nicole Kidman, Clive Owen, and the HBO Movie|Allen Barra|May 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Even at the most courageous and daring moments of his service in the desert, Lawrence was gnawed by these doubts.
It was the remnant of a once lofty barrier; the waters had, as it were, gnawed it to the bone, but they had not destroyed it.Overland|John William De Forest
"Perhaps Fane will recite to us his discovery," said Mr. Cray, scratching his scurfy head with the gnawed end of a penholder.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Still she stood silent and almost motionless, but her teeth gnawed at her white lips as if to bite them through.A Life Sentence|Adeline Sergeant
Oh, but how the ragged tooth of calumny gnawed his very heart!Heart|Martin Farquhar Tupper
Since the man had done so signal a service for Joyce, jealousy gnawed at his heart.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine