She stared at her feet, gnawing on her lower lip.
A rat, he declared, was gnawing at the pit of his stomach.
One thought had been gnawing at her consciousness since the first time she suspected him of being involved in drugs.
She stared at him, a gnawing feeling beginning in her stomach that had nothing to do with hunger.
It is also fond of gnawing the bark of young trees, and thus often does great damage to plantations.
Even if she could explain, he wouldn't understand the gnawing fear that drove her from their favorite spot.
RODENTIA, or Glires, an order of placental mammals characterized by the peculiar form and structure of their front or incisor teeth, which are reduced to a single functional chisellike pair in each jaw, specially adapted for gnawing, and growing throughout the entire life of their owners.
Thus the Mintra of the Malay Peninsula have a demon corresponding to every kind of disease known to them; the Tasmanian ascribed a gnawing pain to the presence within him of the soul of a dead man, whom he had unwittingly summoned by mentioning his name and who was `devouring his liver; the Samoan held that the violation of a food tabu would result in the animal being formed within the body of the offender and cause his death.
Its three roots go down into the three great realms - (I) of death, where, in the well Hvergelmer, the dragon Nidhug (Niandggr) and his brood are ever gnawing it; (2) of the giants, where, in the fountain of Mimer, is the source of wisdom; (3) of the gods, Asgard, where, at the sacred fountain of Urd, is the divine tribunal, and the dwelling of the Fates.
Rodentia (Gnawing Mammals) :- a.
That gnawing fear had made its way into the dining room and it was lurking around the edges of his conversation.
All rodents are vegetable-feeders, and this uniformity in their food and in the mode of obtaining it, namely by gnawing, has led to that general uniformity in structure observable throughout the group; a feature which renders their classification difficult.
This phenomenon follows injury to the phloem in the lower parts of the stem, preventing the downward flow of elaborated sap. The injury may be due to gnawing insects, and particularly to the fungus Corticium vagum, var.
This evidently prevents substances not intended for food getting into the mouth, as when the animal is engaged in gnawing through an obstacle.
The vegetable-feeders attack leaves, herbaceous or woody stems and roots; frequently different parts of a plant are attacked in the two active stages of the life-history; the cockchafers, for example, eating leaves, and their grubs gnawing roots.
2), which are the principal agents in gnawing.
Yully's shepherd pie and Bianca's paella did nothing to fill the gnawing hole within him.
Deep inside she had a gnawing fear that he regretted moving to Arkansas â€“ maybe even marrying her.
Dog gnawing is low overall, with no particular correlation with the presence of surface abrasion.
carnivore gnawing were not particularly common and an average of 9% of bones had been butchered.
He will try to forget it and may even remove himself from the scene but it will keep gnawing at his heart.
She could hear the gnawing of teeth behind the curtain of ash tinted blood-red.
But beneath this glittering surface, Bram Stoker had something gnawing away at his mind.
Yet, on medieval battlefields and during plagues - times of ultimate horror - they were seen gnawing the dead bodies.
gnawing at the foundations of her house within 20 years.
gnawing through woodwork, wires, pipes and household items.
Having a constant gnawing in your gut and hallucinations about pork rinds is not a merry thing.
gnawing hunger in the pit of your tormented soul.
gnawing pain across his skull, aching ribs, and the awful taste in his mouth, Gus got a hard-on.
gnawing marks on the bison's jaw are either from wolf or hyena, probably the former.
gnawing sense of unrest which makes the work all the more interesting.
gnawing materials and plenty of hard foods to help keep the teeth from overgrowing.
gnawing anxiety to very severe panic and terror.
Burning and carnivore gnawing were not particularly common and an average of 9% of bones had been butchered.
Feel the humiliation of sleeping in urine and bile, the pain of rats gnawing at their feet, their legs, their genitals.
dog gnawing was even less frequent, recorded in small amounts in 17 contexts from ten features.
rodent gnawing is most common in Bronze Age deposits (0.04 %) and absent in Byzantine samples.
We looked a very sorry sight, covered in dirt and grime with hunger gnawing at our bellies.
gnawing on a nut or something.
Despite the gnawing pain across his skull, aching ribs, and the awful taste in his mouth, Gus got a hard-on.
It is the thousands of fans in a market who are gnawing themselves to just savor seeing The Darkness live.
Superhuman sound: a rat gnawing the steel grille with snow-white teeth.
The gnawing off of a limb is so common that it has been given the term ' wringing off ' by trappers.
If the peaceful little kitten in your lap suddenly decides to grab your hand and begin gnawing on it, gently set him on the floor and quit giving him any attention.
Ideally, dogs will gradually wear the bones down as they chew, but in many of these cases, the problem seemed to stem from dogs swallowing large chucks, rather than gnawing off small shavings.
Find a toy that your dog will enjoy playing with and gnawing on is really easy in today's dog toy market.
After a dog ate his fill of prey, he might spend time gnawing on the bones.
We tried gnawing on it, throwing it around the room and scraping it with various metal objects.
Gnawing for a good time: This one is a little - wrong - but funny.
Or how about a tiger gnawing on the skull of its prey - say another wild animal?
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