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ate (up)

verb , past tense of eat (up)

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1 to receive or accept gladly or readily
  • predictably, moviegoers ate up the sequel to last summer's blockbuster
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2 to destroy all trace of
  • the surf created by a powerful hurricane could really eat up what's left of the island's eastern beach
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