begnaw

transitive verb

be·​gnaw
bi-ˈnȯ,
bē-
past participle begnawn
bi-ˈnȯn,
bē-
obsolete
: to gnaw at
the worm of conscience still begnaw thy soul!Shakespeare

Word History

Etymology

be- + gnaw

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“Begnaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/begnaw. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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