gnaw at

phrasal verb
gnawed at; gnawing at; gnaws at

Definition of gnaw at

: to be a source of worry or concern to (someone) This problem has been gnawing at me day and night. She says she's fine, but I can see that something is gnawing at her.

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“Gnaw at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gnaw%20at. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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