Verb(1) destroy completely(2) enjoy avidly(3) eat up completely, as with great appetite(4) eat greedily
(1) I used to devour my copies of Swimming World and read about how my competitors were doing, so when I got to the meet, I knew exactly what to expect from them.(2) In New Zealand they weigh in at less than half a pound but can devour any prey as large as they are and eat eggs two-and-a-half inches long.(3) Predators, such as ladybugs and assassin bugs, devour their prey.(4) I'll hop in, devour a couple of Penguin classics, and emerge further up the road as the most learned freeloader in Argyll.(5) A snake has to shed its skin; a snake has to devour its prey.(6) Standing by the fireplace in his living room, Frank stares at the flames as they devour the torn pieces of his wedding photograph.(7) I enjoyed the episodic structure, bringing back memories of the compilation books comprised of the classic strips that I used to devour as a child.(8) Perhaps it's best if I just do things at my own pace - after all, even though I don't read so many books these days, I probably devour more words each day than I ever have before.(9) She needed only to get a few yards out before being able to see the flames hungrily devour her house.(10) Leaning over, she scatters the remains of the card into the fireplace, watching the flames devour it and leave behind only ashes.(11) To think that she used to devour junk food at a whim.(12) In fairness, I was caught up in this book and wanted to devour it as if I hadn't had anything to read but comic books for a year.(13) She had been watching Hawthorne devour an old Golf Digest Magazine while on a long bus ride.(14) A child and his father watch helplessly as the Bhagirathi waters slowly devour Old Tehri town.(15) The wasp larvae that hatch out devour their prey from the inside out, killing the egg or caterpillar in the process.(16) And why do these kids always arrive at 5pm and ready to devour any food in sight?
1. eat hungrily ::
2. consume ::
3. afflict ::
4. down ::
5. guttle ::
1. renew ::
2. replace ::
Different Formsdevour, devoured, devouring, devours
Word Example from TV Shows
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ensures they will DEVOUR you.
Westworld Season 2, Episode 7
The darkness will DEVOUR them all, she
says. The night that never ends.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 8
...and about to DEVOUR each other
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 10
Not so long ago,
this city was ready to DEVOUR itself.
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 8
More than Galactus
wants to DEVOUR worlds.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 22
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