Sentence Examples


  • Several of the elaterid larvae, however, gnaw roots and are highly destructive to farm crops.
  • Some pests gnaw away at the roots of plants.
  • 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.
  • What deadly voids and unbidden infidelities in the lines that seem to gnaw upon all Faith, and refuse resurrections to the beings who have placelessly perished without a grave.
  • The muskrat will gnaw his third leg off to be free.

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