devour

All Verb Noun
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  • If you could have seen those three men devour what little food I gave them! Cited from The Boy Allies with the Victorious Fleets, by Robert L. Drake
  • But will it do you any good to devour it with your eyes? Cited from A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, by Jules Verne
  • It is through fear of the king only that men do not devour one another. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • She also has a strong love for food and would devour anything on legs.
  • Not a single instance has been recorded where a man was seen devoured by her.
  • They know our people are few in number and our country is small, they will devour us.
  • He did not devour his food as the normal boy of his age would have done. Cited from The Enchanted Canyon, by Honore Willsie Morrow
  • What right had other men to devour her with their eyes? Cited from One Day, by Anonymous
  • But come out and stand in front of them and they'll devour you. Cited from If Winter Comes, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • Do you see how she devours him with her eyes? Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • Yes, she looked as if she were devouring me with her eyes. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 1, January 1891, ed. by Charles W. Wood
  • Strong animals cannot escape being devoured by other animals stronger than they.
  • Let his Grace look well about him, for they seek to devour him. Cited from The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3), by James Anthony Froude
  • As here, for example: and that of itself devours more minutes than ten. Cited from Celt and Saxon by George Meredith, v2
  • When the fire reached this, it would travel rapidly, devouring everything in its way. Cited from Jess of the Rebel Trail, by H. A. Cody
  • She rose, but stood looking upon him with a fixed, devouring look. Cited from The Moccasin Ranch, by Hamlin Garland
  • And the earth also began to devour the left wheel of his car. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • He seized her hands, and held her at arms length, while his eyes seemed to devour her. Cited from Story of Chester Lawrence, by Nephi Anderson
  • By the time the black wings grow it will devour her and she will die.
  • If the object is moving, however, they take it for food and will devour it immediately.
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Meaning of devour

  • verb Destroy completely
    Fire had devoured our home
  • verb Enjoy avidly
    She devoured his novels
  • verb Eat immoderately
    Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal
  • verb Eat greedily
    he devoured three sandwiches