- (transitive) to bite something persistently.
- :Her teeth gnawed at me all night, keeping me twisting and turning from pain.
- (intransitive) to produce excessive anxiety or worry.
- :Her comment gnawed at me all night, keeping me twisting and turning in bed.
- Dutch: knagen
- French: ronger
- German: nagen
- Italian: rodere
- Spanish: roer
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