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Thesaurus / gnaw

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The rodents gnaw down trees to create lodges and dams, and dig channels for transporting their logs to the dams.
I think we’ve been greatly underplaying the chronic, gnawing anxiety we’ve had to keep at bay to function.
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.
The species’s dietary habits further confirm a shallow lifestyle, with gnawed ancient whale bones showing Meg’s preference for marine mammals.
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.
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.
I began to gnaw it and play with it, and when Ned called out, "fetch it," I dropped it and ran toward him.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
I know I am only the mouse, but I could gnaw through very strong cords.
MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The animals stand in a group, and the mules gnaw at the frozen dung of former visitors.

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