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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gnaw(verb)

    bite or chew on with the teeth

    "gnaw an old cracker"

    Synonyms:
    eat at, erode, wear away, gnaw at

  2. erode, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away(verb)

    become ground down or deteriorate

    "Her confidence eroded"

    Synonyms:
    eat at, wear away, fret, whittle down, whittle away, wear off, gnaw at, erode, eat away

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gnaw(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bite, nibble, champ, nibble at, keep biting

  2. gnaw(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    corrode, eat away, wear away

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How to use gnaw in a sentence?

  1. Emo Phillips:

    Some mornings it just doesn't seem worth it to gnaw through the leather straps.

  2. Joe Manimbo:

    It was surprisingly poor and I think coming on the heels of the Chicago PMI it suggests the stronger dollar was starting to gnaw at the U.S. economy.

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