Here it rests for a time, eating away at the best it can find.
For about a minute I was the busiest thing that ever happened, eating away.
Hunger was eating away his mental as well as his physical fiber.
Rouletabille was eating away now at strange viands that it would have been difficult for him to name.
Into this crack the heavy rain of the night had swept, eating away the last puny tie which held the two parts together.
Suffering, crushing, unmerited suffering, eating away the poor empty life.
In pathology, a disease affecting the skin, remarkable for eating away the parts which it attacks with extreme rapidity.
In fact the sea is eating away the land much faster than the river can build it up.
A soft south wind was blowing, eating away the remaining patches of snow; the sky was full of fleecy clouds.
She seated herself close to her children, and was eating away when her brother came round serving ghee.