begnaw

Related to begnaw: Begore, begrudgingly

begnaw

(bɪˈnɔː)
vb (tr)
to gnaw at
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QUEEN MARGARET wishes for Richard of Gloucester: ~The worm of conscience still begnaw thy soul' (King Richard III I.iii.222).(1) Antony Hammond comments of the speech in which the line occurs: ~Margaret's theology is, as usual, sub-Christian.'