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Adjective
Eating up
Adjective
Greedy or gluttonous (in appetite) like a pig
Noun
The action of eating or drinking something
Noun
Consuming
Verb
Present participle for to consume food, especially hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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“The boy promptly began to hungrily devour the meal.”
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Present participle for to use, empty or drain completely
“The Scottish National Theatre thus envisioned will not devour all available public theatre funding, starving existing theatres and theatre work as other National institutions often do.”
Verb
Present participle for to be totally absorbed or engrossed by something
“That gnawing fear would devour him and he would be reduced to his normal pitiful form of merely existing.”
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Present participle for to do, or be absorbed in, something enthusiastically
“Once the first book of a series has been read, most readers will go on to devour the entire series.”
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Present participle for to engulf or envelop (figuratively)
“A child and his father watch helplessly as the Bhagirathi waters slowly devour Old Tehri town.”
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Present participle for to plunder
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Present participle for to completely demolish or destroy
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Present participle for gradually destroy or be gradually destroyed
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Present participle for to physically assimilate or take, especially a liquid
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Present participle for to hear with attention, obedience, or compliance
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Present participle for to hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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Present participle for attack, terrorize
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Present participle for to look at and interpret letters or other information that is written
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