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gnawing

[naw-ing] /ˈnɔ ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that gnaws.
2.
Usually, gnawings. persistent, dull pains; pangs:
the gnawings of hunger.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see gnaw, -ing1
Related forms
gnawingly, adverb
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