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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: gnaw(0.01165 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to gnaw.
English → Indonesian (quick)
kerumit, mengerumit, menggerit, menggerogoti
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: bite or chew on with the teeth; “gnaw an old cracker”;
“chewed on a cookie”
2: become ground down or deteriorate; “Her confidence eroded”
[syn: erode, gnaw at, eat at, wear away]
English → English (gcide)
Gnaw \Gnaw\, v. i.
To use the teeth in biting; to bite with repeated effort, as
in eating or removing with the teeth something hard,
unwieldy, or unmanageable.
I might well, like the spaniel, gnaw upon the chain
that ties me. --Sir P.
Gnaw \Gnaw\ (n[add]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gnawed (n[add]d); p.
pr. & vb. n. Gnawing.] [OE. gnawen, AS. gnagan; akin to D.
knagen, OHG. gnagan, nagan, G. nagen, Icel. & Sw. gnaga, Dan.
gnave, nage. Cf. Nag to tease.]
1. To bite, as something hard or tough, which is not readily
separated or crushed; to bite off little by little, with
effort; to wear or eat away by scraping or continuous
biting with the teeth; to nibble at.
His bones clean picked; his very bones they gnaw.
2. To bite in agony or rage.
They gnawed their tongues for pain. --Rev. xvi.
3. To corrode; to fret away; to waste.
4. To trouble in a constant manner; to plague; to worry; to
vex; -- usually used with at; as, his mounting debts
gnawed at him.