The muskrat will gnaw his third leg off to be free.
Several of the elaterid larvae, however, gnaw roots and are highly destructive to farm crops.
Beavers also gnaw the bark of birch, poplar and willow trees; but during the summer a more varied herbage, with the addition of berries, is consumed.
When confined, they will gnaw through the hardest wood in order to make their escape.
Daniel's baby brother will gnaw on anything he can fit in his mouth.
Call the exterminator soon; those pests will gnaw through your foundation in no time!
After weeks in the jungle, he learned to ignore when his hunger began to gnaw at him.
Impatient with the slow pace at which Jon was walking, his dog began to gnaw on its leash.
We laughed as we watched the puppy attempt to gnaw on the large bone.
The anxieties about my future continued to gnaw at me.
My dog refused to gnaw on the bone I bought her, instead she chews on my shoes!
Ray's doubts about Loren's loyalty continued to gnaw at him.
Our hamster refuses to eat his food, he will only gnaw on the bars of his cage.
When it became trapped in the wall, the mouse had to gnaw its way to freedom.
When in tense situations, I will unconsciously gnaw on my fingernails.
Self-doubt began to gnaw away at her confidence.