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eat away

verb as in gnaw

verb as in whittle

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For older women it’s more like, ‘I know that Fox News is going to eat away at her.

Olbermann feared the Tea Party would eat away at the Earth's core.

How can this moral choke-damp, with all its fatal incrustations, fail to eat away the supports and very framework of the dwelling.

The mortgage debt and taxes, like omniverous caterpillars, began to eat away at its four corners at one and the same time.

Certain larv, such as those of the cockchafer, eat away the roots of vegetables, and so destroy the harvests.

"Eat away," said Stingaree, seating himself and producing pipe and tobacco.

"Suppose you stay and have dessert with us," suggested Mrs. Martin, well knowing how children like to eat away from home.


On this page you'll find 168 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eat away, such as: chomp, eat, nibble, champ, chaw, and consume.

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