gnaw+into

  • 1 gnaw — Synonyms and related words: ablate, abrade, abrase, afflict, agonize, ail, annoy, badger, bark, bedevil, beleaguer, bite, bother, burn, canker, chafe, champ, chaw, chew, chew the cud, chew up, chomp, consume, convulse, corrode, crucify, crumble,… …

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  • 2 gnaw — v. (past part. gnawed or gnawn) 1 a tr. (usu. foll. by away, off, in two, etc.) bite persistently; wear away by biting. b intr. (often foll. by at, into) bite, nibble. 2 a intr. (often foll. by at, into) (of a destructive agent, pain, fear, etc.) …

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  • 3 gnaw — v 1. nibble, peck, bite; chew, champ, masticate, munch, crunch, mumble, ruminate, (both of cattle, deer, etc.) browse, graze. 2. corrode, fret, eat into or away, consume, devour, rust, Both Chem. oxidize, oxidate; erode, wash away, wear down or… …

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  • 4 eat into — verb gnaw into; make resentful or angry The injustice rankled her his resentment festered • Syn: ↑fret, ↑rankle, ↑grate • Hypernyms: ↑annoy, ↑rag, ↑ …

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  • 5 Pathways into Darkness — Infobox VG title = Pathways Into Darkness developer = Bungie Software Products Corporation publisher = Bungie Software Products Corporation distributor = designer = Jason Jones engine = version = released = 1993 genre = Blend of Role Playing Game …

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  • 6 To worm one's self into — Worm Worm, v. t. 1. To effect, remove, drive, draw, or the like, by slow and secret means; often followed by out. [1913 Webster] They find themselves wormed out of all power. Swift. [1913 Webster] They . . . wormed things out of me that I had no… …

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  • 7 To eat into — Eat Eat, v. i. 1. To take food; to feed; especially, to take solid, in distinction from liquid, food; to board. [1913 Webster] He did eat continually at the king s table. 2 Sam. ix. 13. [1913 Webster] 2. To taste or relish; as, it eats like… …

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  • 8 canker — n 1. lesion, chancre, chancroid, soft chancre, simple chancre; abscess, ulcer, ulceration, noma, fester, festering, gathering, gumboil, parulis, tubercle, Obs. apostem or aposteme or apostume or aposthume, Obs. apostemation, Archaic. impostume;… …

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  • 9 ulcerate — v 1. canker, Pathol. sphacelate, suppurate, Inf. rankle; infect, blight, contaminate, pollute, poison, taint; corrupt, degenerate, debase, defile. 2. corrode, erode, deteriorate, wear away, destroy slowly; eat, eat away, eat into, gnaw, gnaw into …

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  • 10 fret — fret1 fretter, n. /fret/, v., fretted, fretting, n. v.i. 1. to feel or express worry, annoyance, discontent, or the like: Fretting about the lost ring isn t going to help. 2. to cause corrosion; gnaw into something: acids that fret at the… …

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  • 11 fret — fret1 [fret] vt. fretted, fretting [ME freten < OE fretan, to devour, akin to Ger fressen, Goth fra itan < Gmc prefix * fra (OE for : see FOR ) + * itan, to eat (OE etan: see EAT)] 1. to eat away; gnaw 2. to wear away by gnawing, rubbing,… …

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  • 12 fret — I. verb (fretted; fretting) Etymology: Middle English, to devour, fret, from Old English fretan to devour; akin to Old High German frezzan to devour, ezzan to eat more at eat Date: 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to eat or gnaw into ; corr …

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  • 13 Rat Man — For the Italian comic book character, see Rat Man (comics) Rat Man was the nickname given by Sigmund Freud to the patient whose case history was published as Bemerkungen über einen Fall von Zwangsneurose [ Notes Upon A Case Of Obsessional… …

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  • 14 Corrade — Cor*rade (k?r r?d ), v. t. [L. corradere, rasum; cor + radere to rub.] 1. To gnaw into; to wear away; to fret; to consume. [Obs.] Dr. R. Clerke. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) To erode, as the bed of a stream. See {Corrosion}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Американские реалии (телесериал) — Американские реалии Americana Жанр Драма Мыльная опера Создатель Майкл Ситцман В главных ролях Энтони ЛаПалья Эшли Грин Эмили де Рэвин …

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  • 16 eat — I. v. a. 1. Chew and swallow, ingest. 2. Corrode, erode, consume, wear away, gnaw into. II. v. n. 1. Feed, take food. 2. Act corrosively. 3. (Colloq.) Taste, relish …

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  • 17 fret — I. v. a. 1. Rub, chafe, wear (by friction), abrade, fray, gall, wear away. 2. Vex, tease, irritate, gall, ruffle, provoke, nettle, affront, make angry. 3. Annoy, worry, weary, harass, wear. 4. Ripple, ruffle, agitate, roughen. 5. Wear, wear away …

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  • 18 fret — I [[t]frɛt[/t]] v. fret•ted, fret•ting, n. 1) to feel or express worry, annoyance, discontent, or the like 2) to cause corrosion; gnaw into something: acids that fret at the strongest metals[/ex] 3) to make a way by gnawing, corrosion, wearing… …

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  • 19 Rodent — Rodents Temporal range: Early Paleocene–Recent …

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  • 20 bite — bite, gnaw, champ, gnash are comparable when they mean to attack with or as if with the teeth. Bite fundamentally implies a getting of the teeth, especially the front teeth, into something so as to grip, pierce, or tear off {bite an apple deeply} …

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