Gnawing sentence example

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  • She stared at her feet, gnawing on her lower lip.
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  • A rat, he declared, was gnawing at the pit of his stomach.
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  • It is also fond of gnawing the bark of young trees, and thus often does great damage to plantations.
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  • She stared at him, a gnawing feeling beginning in her stomach that had nothing to do with hunger.
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  • One thought had been gnawing at her consciousness since the first time she suspected him of being involved in drugs.
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  • Even if she could explain, he wouldn't understand the gnawing fear that drove her from their favorite spot.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • This evidently prevents substances not intended for food getting into the mouth, as when the animal is engaged in gnawing through an obstacle.
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  • That gnawing fear had made its way into the dining room and it was lurking around the edges of his conversation.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Yully's shepherd pie and Bianca's paella did nothing to fill the gnawing hole within him.
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  • She could hear the gnawing of teeth behind the curtain of ash tinted blood-red.
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  • Deep inside she had a gnawing fear that he regretted moving to Arkansas – maybe even marrying her.
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  • Dog gnawing is low overall, with no particular correlation with the presence of surface abrasion.
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  • He will try to forget it and may even remove himself from the scene but it will keep gnawing at his heart.
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  • But beneath this glittering surface, Bram Stoker had something gnawing away at his mind.
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  • Yet, on medieval battlefields and during plagues - times of ultimate horror - they were seen gnawing the dead bodies.
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  • Burning and carnivore gnawing were not particularly common and an average of 9% of bones had been butchered.
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  • After a dog ate his fill of prey, he might spend time gnawing on the bones.
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  • Or how about a tiger gnawing on the skull of its prey - say another wild animal?
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  • 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.
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  • Having a constant gnawing in your gut and hallucinations about pork rinds is not a merry thing.
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  • Feel the humiliation of sleeping in urine and bile, the pain of rats gnawing at their feet, their legs, their genitals.
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  • We looked a very sorry sight, covered in dirt and grime with hunger gnawing at our bellies.
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  • Despite the gnawing pain across his skull, aching ribs, and the awful taste in his mouth, Gus got a hard-on.
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  • It is the thousands of fans in a market who are gnawing themselves to just savor seeing The Darkness live.
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  • The gnawing off of a limb is so common that it has been given the term ' wringing off ' by trappers.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Find a toy that your dog will enjoy playing with and gnawing on is really easy in today's dog toy market.
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  • We tried gnawing on it, throwing it around the room and scraping it with various metal objects.
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