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gnaw

verb  us   //

gnaw verb (BITE)

[I/T] to bite or chew something repeatedly: [I] The cat began to gnaw at the towel beneath him.

gnaw verb (FEEL ANXIOUS)

gnawing
adjective  us   /ˈnɔ·ɪŋ/
He has gnawing doubts about his loyalties.
Translations of “gnaw”
in Arabic يَقرِض…
in Korean 갉아먹다…
in Malaysian menggerogot…
in French ronger…
in Turkish kemirmek, küçük küçük ısırmak…
in Italian rodere, rosicchiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咬, 咬,嚙,啃(通常指啃出孔洞或逐漸啃壞)…
in Russian грызть, глодать…
in Polish obgryzać, gryźć…
in Vietnamese gặm…
in Spanish roer…
in Portuguese roer…
in Thai แทะ…
in German zernagen…
in Catalan rosegar…
in Japanese ガリガリかじる…
in Indonesian menggigiti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咬, 咬,啮,啃(通常指啃出孔洞或逐渐啃坏)…
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