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marked by severity or intensity

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I did not want to wake Harris a second time, but the gnawing continued until I was compelled to throw the other shoe.
Suppose that in your loneliest loneliness a little gnawing demon creeps into your heart.
THE ALL YOU NEWS Senior keeper Kirsty Thornton said: "The three spiny mice have been gnawing at chunks of the tree and are using it to grind their teeth down naturally.
Environmental enrichment for these rodents often focuses on hiding and gnawing behaviors.
Virginia opossum tended to feed upon the maggots colonizing the human bodies, brown rats were attracted to soft tissue and grease contained in bones, white-footed mice were attracted to soft tissue, and eastern gray squirrels were attracted to dry bone for gnawing (Synstelien 2015).
The enforcement order stated there was "evidence of gnawing to numerous multi-packs of crisps for sale in the shop floor area".
But a recent snag has brought up this gnawing question: If I love him, shouldnt I accept him for who he is and love him unconditionally?
Remorse is a gnawing distress that arises from a sense of guilt.
Groundhogs' strong teeth are perfectly equipped for gnawing. Their incisors (front teeth) grow about a sixteenth of an inch a week.
Q: I recently observed a squirrel gnawing on a strange object.
gnawing at the heart's hole-- that entryway, that mother price?
But speaking at the National Association of Pension Funds conference, Webb said that the thought of people who are already in an annuity deal is something which has been "gnawing away" in his mind.
Their pearly whites continue to grow throughout their lives, and if they don't wear down their teeth through gnawing, their jaws can lock or their skulls can be pierced.
Research has already shown that rats and mice can both chew and gnaw, whereas other rodents, such as squirrels, specialise in gnawing, and some, like guinea pigs, specialise in chewing.
Visitors will be able to see him playing with his toys and gnawing on wood every day from 2pm to 4pm.