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English definition of “gnaw at sb”

gnaw at sb

phrasal verb with gnaw     /nɔː/ verb [I, T]
to make someone feel more and more anxious or annoyed: Doubt kept gnawing at him.Making people sad, shocked and upsetCausing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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