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For many dogs, gnawing on things seems to help distract them.
BEST DOG TOYS TO KEEP YOUR PET HAPPY AND HEALTHYFLORIE KORANIAUGUST 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
These are the kinds of questions that have gnawed at me throughout my 25 years in the tech industry.
THE BEST WAY TO GROW YOUR TECH CAREER? TREAT IT LIKE AN APPRAM IYERJULY 30, 2021TECHCRUNCH
What he’d “lost” by not hanging on as South Sea shares approached £1,000 gnawed at him.
TODAY’S CRYPTO FANATICS COULD LEARN A LOT FROM ISAAC NEWTON’S MONEY MISHAPSTHOMAS LEVENSONJUNE 23, 2021TIME
The rodents gnaw down trees to create lodges and dams, and dig channels for transporting their logs to the dams.
SIMPLE HAND-BUILT STRUCTURES CAN HELP STREAMS SURVIVE WILDFIRES AND DROUGHTBRIANNA RANDALLMARCH 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
I think we’ve been greatly underplaying the chronic, gnawing anxiety we’ve had to keep at bay to function.
VACCINATED LIVES: 5 HEALTH EXPERTS REVEL IN SIMPLE PLEASURESLENA H. SUNMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Eating pure muscle tissue—which is what most cultured meats are right now—is liable to feel like gnawing on a hunk of shoe leather.
YOUR FIRST LAB-GROWN BURGER IS COMING SOON—AND IT’LL BE “BLENDED”KATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The species’s dietary habits further confirm a shallow lifestyle, with gnawed ancient whale bones showing Meg’s preference for marine mammals.
COULD AN ANCIENT MEGASHARK STILL LURK IN THE DEEP SEAS?BY RILEY BLACKOCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
When asked why the fatigue is starting to hit now, agency employees and execs said that the continued lack of clarity is starting to gnaw at people.
‘CLEVER ABOUT HOW WE REST’: AS UNCERTAINTIES DRAG INTO FALL, AGENCIES ARE FACING A BURNT OUT AND FEARFUL WORKFORCEKRISTINA MONLLOSSEPTEMBER 18, 2020DIGIDAY
For three generations it's been a sort of a gnaw-bone, to be dug up and chewed on when there's nothing else.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Then she lay down again, chuckling softly as she did when the mouse escaped, even though it was to gnaw her cheese.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
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WORDS RELATED TO GNAW

  • bite
  • chomp
  • chump
  • gnash
  • gnaw
  • grind
  • manducate
  • masticate
  • munch
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