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gnaw

US [nɔ]
UK [nɔː]
  • v.啃;咬;啮
  • Web侵蚀;折磨;消耗
Past Tense:gnawed  Past Participle:gnawn  Simple Present:gnaws  Present Participle:gnawing  
gnaw
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v.
1.
咬;啃;啮to keep biting sth or chewing it hard, so that it gradually disappears
The dog was gnawing a bone.
那狗在啃骨头。
Rats had gnawed through the cable.
老鼠把电缆咬断了。
She gnawed at her fingernails.
她咬手指甲。
Self-doubt began to gnaw away at her confidence.
对自己的怀疑渐渐吞噬了她的自信心。

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