devour

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To eat quickly, greedily, or hungrily; to eat by swallowing large bits of food with little or no chewing
{v} to eat ravenously, consume, waste
To eat fast, greedily, or hungrily; to eat by swallowing large bits of food with little or no chewing
To eat up with greediness; to consume ravenously; to feast upon like a wild beast or a glutton; to prey upon
eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
If a person or animal devours something, they eat it quickly and eagerly. A medium-sized dog will devour at least one can of food per day
enjoy avidly; "She devoured his novels
eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches" eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal" destroy completely; "Fire had devoured our home" enjoy avidly; "She devoured his novels
{f} prey upon, tear to pieces; gobble, consume, gorge
enjoy avidly; "She devoured his novels"
eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"
To seize upon and destroy or appropriate greedily, selfishly, or wantonly; to consume; to swallow up; to use up; to waste; to annihilate
If you devour a book or magazine, for example, you read it quickly and with great enthusiasm. She began devouring newspapers when she was only 12
destroy completely; "Fire had devoured our home"
To enjoy with avidity; to appropriate or take in eagerly by the senses
devouringly
In a devouring manner; rapaciously, consumingly
devourer
{n} one who or that which devours
To devour
fret
devoured
destroyed or wasted as if by eating; "forests devoured by flame"; "an inheritance eaten up by debt
devoured
Simple past and past participle of devour
devoured
destroyed or wasted as if by eating; "forests devoured by flame"; "an inheritance eaten up by debt"
devoured
{s} consumed violently; eaten up
devourer
someone who eats greedily or voraciously
devourer
One who, or that which, devours
devourer
{i} one who eats fast and hungrily; consumer; destroyer
devourers
plural of devourer
devouring
(often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"
devouring
present participle of devour
devouring
{s} avid, greedy; passionately or excessively desirous
devouringly
In a devouring manner
devouringly
in a devouring way; greedily
devours
third-person singular of devour
to devour
prey
devour