GNAW's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of gnaw
Definition:
v. bite or chew on with the teeth
Example:
I leant against a pillar of the verandah, drew my grey mantle close about me, and, trying to forget the cold which nipped me without, and the unsatisfied hunger which began to gnaw me within.
Sentence in Classic:
Melanie smiled at him through sparkling tears while Scarlett felt the fox of wrath and impotent hate gnaw at her vitals.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
But no response was made to this statement save an imaginary one from the wind, which seemed to gnaw at the corners of the house, and the stroke of a few drops of rain upon the windows.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Perhaps some of these days I may be entrapped, like poor Peppino and may be very glad to have some little nibbling mouse to gnaw the meshes of my net, and so help me out of prison.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
He gnawed his lip, drummed his fingers upon the table, and showed every other symptom of acute impatience.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She found half a pone of hard corn bread in the skillet and gnawed hungrily on it while she looked about for other food.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Many men have a secret monster in this same manner, a dragon which gnaws them, a despair which inhabits their night.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Gnawed within and scorched without, with the infixed, unrelenting fangs of some incurable idea; such an one, could he be found, would seem the very man to dart his iron and lift his lance against the most appalling of all brutes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Jealousy gnawed his heart; and he suffered almost as much as poor Kitty, who at that very moment was crying in the next chamber.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context