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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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ate one's heart out

ate (up)

at every turn

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“Ate (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ate%20%28up%29. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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