gnaw

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To produce excessive anxiety or worry

Her comment gnawed at me all night, keeping me twisting and turning in bed.

To bite something persistently

We saw that the dog had been gnawing on the bone.

{v} to bite, tear with the teeth, waste, fret
To use the teeth in biting; to bite with repeated effort, as in eating or removing with the teethsomething hard, unwiedly, or unmanageable
bite or chew on with the teeth; "gnaw an old cracker"; "chewed on a cookie"
If a feeling or thought gnaws at you, it causes you to keep worrying. Doubts were already gnawing away at the back of his mind Mary Ann's exhilaration gave way to gnawing fear. = nag. to keep biting something hard = chew
{f} nibble, bite, chew; wear away, corrode
To corrode; to fret away; to waste
become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
To bite, as something hard or tough, which is not readily separated or crushed; to bite off little by little, with effort; to wear or eat away by scraping or continuous biting with the teeth; to nibble at
To bite in agony or rage
bite or chew on with the teeth; "gnaw an old cracker"; "chewed on a cookie
If people or animals gnaw something or gnaw at it, they bite it repeatedly. Woodlice attack living plants and gnaw at the stems Melanie gnawed a long, painted fingernail. = chew
gnawing
A sensation of being gnawed
gnawingly
In a manner that chafes or worries

Somehow seeing that small streak of blood made the way she felt inside seem less out of control, less desperate, less awkwardly, gnawingly painful.

gnawn
Past participle of gnaw
Gnawed
gnow
Gnawing
rodent
gnawed
past of gnaw
gnawing
present participle of gnaw
gnawing
{s} constantly chewing; corroding; persistently painful or troublesome
gnawing
worrying or painful, especially for a long time
gnawing
{i} constant chewing, eating away; corrosion; dull persistent pain (especially in the stomach)
gnawing
severe or intense
gnawingly
while eating away at; corrosively
gnaws
third-person singular of gnaw
gnaw