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gnaw

 
 
pronunciation:
naw
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part of speech: verb
inflections: gnaws, gnawing, gnawed
definition: to bite or chew on again and again.
The dog gnawed all the meat off the bone.
 
synonyms:
chew
similar words:
bite, eat, munch, nibble
derivation: gnawable (adj.)
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