Stanley Crouch on why there are so many predators “looking for some high-profile black female meat to give the gnaw.”
In the end, the ethical implications of using a drug to pull statements from otherwise unwilling people began to gnaw.
Under the table, the dogs gathered to gnaw the bones that were flung to them.
The dog was unable to gnaw through the leather at his own end of the stick.
They are great gnawers, and will gnaw your house down if you do not look out.
This they do by sending an animal into the body of the child to gnaw its vitals.
The squirrels chatter at sunrise, and gnaw off the full-grown burrs of the chestnuts.
He'd gnaw, or pull his foot off, if we tied the trap to a tree.
Then it was, the wish to fly from this neighbourhood began to grow and gnaw upon her, till it became a wild and passionate desire.
Then by degrees the fox revived and began to gnaw once more.
Old English gnagan (past tense *gnog, past participle gnagan) "to gnaw," a common Germanic word (cf. Old Saxon gnagan, Old Norse, Swedish gnaga, Middle Dutch, Dutch knagen, Old High German gnagan, German nagen "to gnaw"), probably imitative of gnawing. Related: Gnawed; gnawing.